Why So Many Republicans Are Ready to Ditch the Constitution, and accept Authoritarian Rule

Republican support comes from a number of groups with special interests. Three examples are forced birth proponents, anti-gun regulations proponents, and proponents of tax policies that favor the rich and especially the super rich.

2. Demographics have been changing so that increasing numbers of people find Democratic policies more in accord with their thinking than Republican policies.

3. Republicans are in danger of becoming the minority power in an increasingly democratic country.

4. Dominant thought among Republicans is that the only solution to this problem is to ditch the Constitution, and accept authoritarian rule.