No US President has attempted to overthrow democracy and assault the peaceful transition of power. Trump is more akin to history's failed dictators.
As we saw in the Trump insurrection, the radical right has infiltrated institutions from the police to government. This is also a global phenomenon.
After amplifying Trump's election lies and radicalizing their base into violent insurrection, Republicans are calling for "unity" to avoid accountability.
While Trump, Republicans, and right-wing media should carry much of the blame, tech companies must atone for their role in far-right radicalization and make bigger changes.
A new German content site called FlinkFeed seeks to rewrite German history and mainstream New Right ideas by appropriating BuzzFeed's style.
From his 2016 Campaign to Charlottesville to his voter fraud lies, President Trump laid the groundwork for his insurrection. And Republicans helped.
After 140 House and 12 Senate Republicans backed Trump's flimsy January 6 coup attempt, Trump pressured Raffensperger to overturn Georgia's results in his favor.
Trump's central tactic was to divide and conquer. He failed to conquer, but his disinformation successfully divided America into warring realities.
The Constitution leaves a lot up to the character of the president. More norms should be laws, the electoral college should be reformed, and there must be better mechanisms for accountability.
President Trump continued his pattern of sabotaging COVID relief as millions of Americans lost crucial aid. Then, he and Pence vacationed.