We Need All Hands on Deck to Stop a Coup

Trump wants the vote counting to stop and our democracy is at stake

Donald Trump speaks during election night in the White House early on November 4, 2020. Photo: MANDEL NGAN/Getty Images

It is important to call this what it is: a power grab by an autocratic, White supremacist authoritarian who has previously told the violent far-right group Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by.”

After four years of chaotic, careless, and corrupt leadership that has culminated in the death of over a quarter of a million Americans due to the mishandling of the global pandemic, President Donald Trump should have lost by a landslide — and Biden’s lackluster bid for the White House is partly to blame for this.

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