. Are Republicans Really a Threat to Democracy? « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Bloomberg – How worried should we be about the state of democracy in the U.S.? A group of leading political scientists who study the issue say: a lot.

The problem is easy enough to describe. In a two-party political system, one party, the Republican Party, has in large part turned antidemocratic. That party will eventually be voted into office, and if it implements nationally the policies that some of its leading politicians have advocated — and in some cases advanced at the state level — it’s possible that it will succeed in seriously harming democracy.

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