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Democracies in crisis
By Joni Ashbrook
It’s been a year since President Donald Trump’s inauguration, and our country, as well as the world, are critiquing his time in office. How did our democracy fare under his administration?
Millions of us feared the institutions of our democracy wouldn’t be strong enough to withstand Trump’s attacks on them. It seems we were right to worry because democracies worldwide are sliding into authoritarian rule.