January 6 revisited

The Antrumposcene risks becoming a downward spiral of democracy-undermining feedback loops. A successive Republican win, based on effectively undermined democratic elections, may prove to be a dangerous tipping point. It's a bit like the Thwaites lacier losing its foothold on that underwater ridge that kept it in place. It will be hard to stop the collapse of the multiparty democracy and U.S. democratic institutions once one party holds all the cards and vows never to give up their powerful position anymore. Like that ridge, there are limits to the power of the constitution. 

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