In Defying the Odds, we discuss Trump's dishonesty and his record of disregarding the rule of law. Our next book, Divided We Stand, looks at the 2020 election and the January 6 insurrection. Some Republican leaders -- and a measurable number of rank-and-file voters -- are open to violent rebellion, coups, and secession.
... Arizona Secretary of State Katie Hobbs (D), whose own state has been on the front lines of post-election fights spurred on by Trump’s baseless claims that the election was stolen, said that Trump’s behavior while in office — from potentially using the presidency to enrich his own family to smashing through other traditional guardrails — raises concerns that a 2024 Trump victory could lead to a newly fortified and shameless president, eager to further upend democratic norms.Experts said that perhaps the most precipitous recent threat to American democracy, however, remains Trump’s election claims.
We've stressed that. We're measuring attitudes, not proposing real division geographically. Of course the very idea of Red/Blue secession is completely impractical.— Larry Sabato (@LarrySabato) September 30, 2021