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Nicolas Baverez: "Trump 2, fear of democracy"

2023-12-10T17:18:57.373Z

Highlights: Nicolas Baverez: "Trump 2, fear of democracy". A second presidency of Donald Trump would mark their divorce from democracy and would be ruinous for their power and image. At a time when the last great figure of imperial America, the ultimate guarantor of capitalism, international order and freedom in the world, is disappearing with Henry Kissinger, the spectre of Trump is coming back to haunt America. However, the results of Joe Biden's presidency seem to be excellent, combining the transformation of the economic model, the restoration of technological leadership.


A second presidency of Donald Trump would not necessarily be bad for the US economy, but it would mark their divorce from democracy and would be ruinous for their power and image, our columnist analyses.


At a time when the last great figure of imperial America, the ultimate guarantor of capitalism, international order and freedom in the world, is disappearing with Henry Kissinger, the spectre of Donald Trump is coming back to haunt America and casting serious doubt on the future of democracy. With his hold on the party, backed by the divisions and radicalization of American society, boosted by the multiplication of legal proceedings that allow him to present himself as a victim, Donald Trump won the Republican primaries even before they began, on January 15 in Iowa. And even if they should be taken with caution a year before the election, the polls credit him with a significant lead over Joe Biden, especially in the "swinging states" that are decisive for the outcome of the election.

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However, the results of Joe Biden's presidency seem to be excellent, combining the transformation of the economic model, the restoration of technological leadership...

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