The Supreme Court and the Threat to American Democracy

The Supreme Court is failing to expedite Trump’s attempt to stall the Jan. 6th criminal case against him by raising the sham defense that he is immune from prosecution. If the United States transitions from being a shining beacon of democracy and good will to being a crabbed, mean-spirited, irresponsible autocracy, the ideologically driven right-wing extremist justices on the court will deserve a generous share of the blame.