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II Countries and Regions, 6 What’s New? What’s Next? Threats to the American Constitutional Order

Jennifer Hochschild

From: Constitutional Democracy in Crisis?

Edited By: Mark A. Graber, Sanford Levinson, Mark Tushnet

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2023. All Rights Reserved.date: 20 March 2023

America’s political dysfunction looks forbiddingly irreparable, its government implacably hostile to expertise. . . . There is a risk that America’s institutional rot is too far advanced for mere deliberation to help. the economist, December 2, 20171 “Do you think the United States is basically okay after this year’s presidential election, or do you think the election has done real damage to the country?” “Real damage” + “Unsure:” 55% washington post/schar poll2 2017 was probably the very best year in the long history of humanity. nicholas kristof, 20183 It is...
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