[T]he crisis of American democracy is not a consequence of Trump’s arrival in the White House. ...[It] precedes the election and largely explains the result.
It may sound apocalyptic, but the problem of this apparent crisis of mature democracies is that we do not fully understand the risks we are facing.
[The press'] strength, its purpose, its contribution to a free society, are precisely based on its internal plurality.
It is obvious that the U.S. is not in agreement with ... Ortega’s dictatorial drift.
[I]t’s unreasonable and dangerous that in a democracy, only a decorated war hero can appeal to consensus without appearing disloyal.
Trump shows how a proper democratic system can be converted into authoritarianism when no one stops it.