Marcus Aurelius: Do Americans Want a Military Coup?

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Marcus Aurelius
Marcus Aurelius

U.S. Military is not interested and won’t do it — but the increased desire for an honest strong man is interesting.

Are Americans losing faith in democracy?

A lot of Americans are viscerally angry at the political system. They hate Washington, they don’t trust politicians, and they are increasingly willing to vote for populist outsiders—like Donald Trump. But we usually assume that for all of their disgust with political reality, they remain as loyal to the ideal of democracy as previous generations of Americans. According to recent polling data, that is simply not the case.