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Date of Publication: October 3
Year of Publication: 2023
Publication City: New York, NY
Author(s): Joan Blades
The attack on the U.S. capitol on Jan. 6 is not forgotten as we see the next presidential election taking shape. False claims by former President Donald Trump persist. Polls reveal that a substantial portion of voters continue to believe him even though charges of election irregularities were entirely dismissed in over 60 lawsuits filed by Trump or his allies.
Meanwhile, many progressives believe that there were active efforts to disenfranchise qualified voters, followed by an attempted coup. Without taking action now it is reasonable to expect that a disturbing number of people are likely to question the 2024 election whatever the outcome. This is a recipe for conflict.
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