How Do We Solve a Problem Like the Donald?

Here’s the abstract for Julie Novkov’s How Do We Solve a Problem Like the Donald? (Sept. 29, 2017):

Political observers have debated whether and how to remove Donald J. Trump from the office of the presidency. This article explains the difficulties associated with both the Twenty-Fifth Amendment’s incapacity route and impeachment. These difficulties illuminate a larger underlying problem with American democracy that the Trump presidency both crystallizes and reinforces: the emergence of an energized core of political participants who unite around racialized identity and reject some core principles of democracy.

— Joe

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