CRISIS IN DEMOCRACY/AMERICA

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بواسطة Dana Lewis، اكتشفه Player FM ومجتمعنا ـ حقوق الطبع والنشر مملوكة للناشر وليس لـPlayer FM، والصوت يبث مباشرة من خوادمه. اضغط زر الاشتراك لمتابعة التحديثات في Player FM، أو ألصق رابط التغذية الراجعة في أي تطبيق بودكاست آخر.

This week a House Republican law maker was censured for releasing a video animation of a murder of a fellow lawmaker, and promoting violence against other Democrats including the U.S. President. A defiant (R)Paul Gosar reacted by reposting the offensive video.
A couple of days earlierTrump advisor Steve Bannon was brought before the courts on contempt charges, for refusing to testify at a House investigation into the attack on the Capitol on Jan 6th. Outside the court Bannon called it the "Biden regime" and told people to "stand by", the same phrase Fmr. President Trump used, in talking to White Supremacists.
Calls for violence, and relentless Republican attacks on the legitimacy of the election, puts America on a trajectory for disaster. On Back Story Host Dana Lewis talks to Univ. of Virginia Prof. and political commentator Larry Sabato, who calls it "the most extraordinary and disturbing period" of his life in looking at politics in America.

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