Close the door on your way out, Mr Trump

It was Thomas Jefferson who said that the best way to defend democracy is to participate in it, and that is exactly what the American people have done in record-breaking numbers in this US presidential election.Joe Biden received an astonishing 76 million votes in what is a clear victory for the former vice president over the incumbent president Donald Trump.But while Biden has won the election, Trumpism has not been fully repudiated. There was no “blue wave” to sweep away America’s grubby dalliance with the authoritarian Trump. For he too, set a record, with his 71 million votes – the highest…

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