Missouri Independent: Big Lie Kills Democracy

Missouri Independent: The Big Lie Kills Democracy

Prog blogs continue to gain traction amongst so many people who read the news in order to sustain their confirmation bias.

Accordingly, this column will likely earn a donation from your lefty aunt . . .

In recent years, and in many ways, we are experiencing the creep of authoritarianism in America.

The greatest examples are the distortions, lies and misinformation about the 2020 presidential election being fraudulent. These false narratives are akin to authoritarian and dictatorial propaganda.

Now, we have learned that the propaganda’s tentacles reach all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court, harming its image and role as the highest arbiter in the land.

The undemocratic behavior we have witnessed in state legislatures across the country when it comes to preserving the basic right to vote should be another cause for alarm. There are many other areas where the basics that preserve our democracy are readily cast aside.

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The biggest threat to American democracy comes from within | Opinion * Missouri Independent

Ukraine's desperate fight to avoid authoritarian rule is a stark reminder of how important our democracy is - how much we need to treasure it, protect it and continue to work to make it better. Ensuring that our democracy prevails must be done in every unit of government in this great republic.