Authoritarianism / First Amendment

David Frum Warns of Trump Autocracy

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How to Build an Autocracy: The preconditions are present in the U.S. today. Here’s the playbook Donald Trump could use to set the country down a path toward illiberalism.

Former President George W. Bush speechwriter, David Frum, delivers a dire warning over the Trump Presidency.   The column is summarized in the video below, but has one telling quote:

Civil unrest will not be a problem for the Trump presidency. It will be a resource. Trump will likely want to enflame more of it.

 

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