Filed Under: “Political science”

Democracy relies on the consent of the losers, which is why Trump’s tantrums are so dangerous


Worldwide, countries with political parties who refuse to accept losses are more prone to acts of terroristic violence

The legislative filibuster doesn’t exist in most states, or in most other countries


Federal and state constitutions already include so many other checks and balances, that giving a minority party veto power over widely supported legislation is unnecessary


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