The value of institutions that only kowtow to principles
Other countries have much to learn from America’s admirable institutional framework
Images of Trump supporters rioting on Capitol Hill on 6 January evoked shock and horror around the world. In the dreary Age of WhatsApp forwards, a thousand not-so-funny memes followed as well. Much less well covered was the slew of judgements from federal courts in different states that turned down the Trump administration’s attempts to overturn results in states it lost. According to Associated Press, the Trump administration brought about 50 lawsuits in total, winning hardly any.