MarketWatch – It is clear that Trump’s strategy has at least three related goals: 1) suppress the mail-in vote, which he believes will favor his opponent, Joe Biden; 2) allow Trump to claim victory on Nov. 3 if he’s leading in the early returns while mail-in ballots remain to be counted; and 3) if none of that works and Biden wins anyway, baselessly plant enough doubt in the minds of his supporters that they will incorrectly believe the election was illegitimate.

But it is essential to maintain perspective and not panic. Trump’s actions reflect his desperation. We have time to take a deep breath and make a plan for preserving our democracy against Trump’s despicable efforts to take it away.

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