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Fri Sep 25, 2020, 07:36 PM

Historians and election experts warn Trump is behaving like Mussolini [View all]

and despots that the US usually condemns

President Donald Trump is refusing to commit to a peaceful transfer of power, threatening to shatter a tradition that lies at the heart of the democratic process in the US. There are serious concerns among scholars that Trump is putting America's democracy in mortal danger.

Combined with Trump's relentless disinformation campaign, celebration of violence against journalists, and incitement of armed militias, historians and election experts warn that the president is mirroring the behavior of despots that the US generally leads the way in condemning before the world.

"I've been an election observer in broken authoritarian countries, and let me tell you: Trump's behavior would be swiftly and unequivocally condemned by all international election monitors if it was happening elsewhere. He is behaving like the despots past presidents condemned," Brian Klaas, a political scientist at the University College London, tweeted on Friday.

When asked whether he would commit to a peaceful transfer of power earlier this week, Trump suggested ballots would be thrown away.

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/historians-and-election-experts-warn-trump-is-behaving-like-mussolini-and-despots-that-the-us-usually-condemns/ar-BB19q8HG?li=BBnb7Kz

May he meet Mussolini's end if that's the case.

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