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A Republic, if You Can Keep it: A Resolution in the Age of Donald Trump

There’s a famous anecdotepossibly apocryphalabout the time Benjamin Franklin, when leaving the Constitutional Convention of 1787, was approached by a woman asking what kind of government the clandestine gathering had produced. “A republic,” Franklin is said to have replied, “if you can keep it.” I’ve been thinking about that lineand the idea behind ita lot […]