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The Supreme Court Just Helped Save American Democracy From Trumpism

Posted on AllSides July 6th, 2023
From The Right
Christopher Lee for The New York Times

To understand both the Trump-led Republican effort to overturn the 2020 election and the lingering Republican bitterness surrounding that contest, it’s important to remember that the G.O.P.’s attack on American democracy had two aspects: a conspiracy theory and a coup theory. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to both. In a case called Moore v. Harper, the court rejected the “independent state legislature” doctrine, reaffirmed the soundness of the 2020 election and secured the integrity of elections to come.

First, a bit of background. The effort to steal...

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