Pro-Trump demonstrators pass the US Capitol Building carrying flags, including one depicting the US president as the action hero Rambo, in Washington on January 5, the day before shocking scenes from the seat of US democracy were broadcast to the world. Photo: EPA-EFE Pro-Trump demonstrators pass the US Capitol Building carrying flags, including one depicting the US president as the action hero Rambo, in Washington on January 5, the day before shocking scenes from the seat of US democracy were broadcast to the world. Photo: EPA-EFE
Pro-Trump demonstrators pass the US Capitol Building carrying flags, including one depicting the US president as the action hero Rambo, in Washington on January 5, the day before shocking scenes from the seat of US democracy were broadcast to the world. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Letters | How Donald Trump saved America

  • If the US Capitol insurrection had been led by a more competent and more strategic demagogue, the US might have been well on its way to fascist, autocratic rule
  • Trump did not create the hateful, racist, bigoted, anti-democratic ‘base’, it had been gnawing away at the rotting US democracy for decades

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Pro-Trump demonstrators pass the US Capitol Building carrying flags, including one depicting the US president as the action hero Rambo, in Washington on January 5, the day before shocking scenes from the seat of US democracy were broadcast to the world. Photo: EPA-EFE Pro-Trump demonstrators pass the US Capitol Building carrying flags, including one depicting the US president as the action hero Rambo, in Washington on January 5, the day before shocking scenes from the seat of US democracy were broadcast to the world. Photo: EPA-EFE
Pro-Trump demonstrators pass the US Capitol Building carrying flags, including one depicting the US president as the action hero Rambo, in Washington on January 5, the day before shocking scenes from the seat of US democracy were broadcast to the world. Photo: EPA-EFE
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