US President Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to supporters as he departs after playing golf at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to supporters as he departs after playing golf at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to supporters as he departs after playing golf at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. Photo: AP
Michael Chugani
Opinion

Opinion

Michael Chugani

Messy aftermath of Trump’s election defeat shows US democracy is working, not failing

  • The doomsayers fail to grasp that American democracy is not so brittle that the behaviour of one president can break it
  • What Trump is doing is messy but also democracy in its purest form and denying him the right to challenge the result would erode, rather than bolster, democracy

US President Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to supporters as he departs after playing golf at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. Photo: AP US President Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to supporters as he departs after playing golf at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. Photo: AP
US President Donald Trump gives two thumbs up to supporters as he departs after playing golf at the Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia. Photo: AP
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