Women's March Strengthens, Not Undercuts, Democracy
Huffington Post - about 1 month
As over 200,000 protestors converge on DC this weekend for the Women's March and other anti-Trump rallies, conservatives have a message: the protestors are marching against democracy and representative government.
Writing in The Spectator, Joanna Williams claimed that "the Women's March on Washington is a protest against democracy," composed of bitter "Trump-haters" who have forgotten basic democratic principles in a "cry of rage."
"Protesting against an incoming president," she declared, "is less a bid to overturn new laws and more an expression of distaste against the electorate."
Dave Jones, a prominent Trump supporter, went further, arguing the planned peaceful demonstration is "direct assault on our democracy."
They're wrong. The hundreds of thousands of women and allies marching in DC--and in 620 cities across the world in solidarity-- are not protesting democracy. They are defending it.
Democracy is more than the scramble to 270 electors in the electoral co
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