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Faith in numbers: Trump held steady among believers at the ballot – it was the nonreligious vote he lost in 2020

Trump’s acquittal is a sign of ‘constitutional rot’ – partisanship overriding principles

John E. Finn, Wesleyan University The Senate’s decision to acquit former President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial may have been a victory for Trump, but it is a clear sign that democracy in the U.S. is in poor health. As a constitutional scholar, I believe the United States – the world’s first constitutional democracy – is in a state of what I call “constitutional rot.” In a constitutional democracy, the majority’s authority to govern is limited by the

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