Is Global 'Democracy' America's Mission?
"In the battle between democracy and autocracy, democracies are rising to the moment, and the world is clearly choosing the side of peace and security," said President Joe Biden in his State of the Union address.
"This is a real test. It's going to take time."
Thus did Biden frame the struggle of our time as the U.S. leading the world's democracies, the camp of the saints, against the world's autocrats, the forces of darkness.
But is "democracy" really America's cause? Is "autocracy" really America's great adversary in the battle...