Why Democracy Is Dying

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Not enough people care.

In The New York Times this week, David Leonhardt suggested that the only hope for democracy may be a “conservative-liberal alliance.” Specifically, he quotes political scientist Steven Levitsky’s proposal for a 2024 “fusion ticket” combining the Democratic Party with anti-Trump Republicans; think Joe Biden running with Liz Cheney as his vice-presidential nominee.