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Democracy, What Democracy?

If Americans care about maintaining their democratic system, surely they would prefer a doddery old democrat to an authoritarian rabble-rouser. But a recent poll found that many more voters trust Donald Trump than President Joe Biden to address threats to democracy, suggesting that they have a different understanding of the concept.

NEW YORK – Nearly everyone agrees that US President Joe Biden’s awful performance in his debate with Donald Trump has increased the chances of a Republican victory in November’s presidential election. Trump lied and ranted, but he did so with vigor. While Biden made some good points, he spoke and looked like a bewildered old man.