On Balance by Robert Delaney
Donald Trump’s US election chaos is a gift to enemies of America and a threat to democracy
- As the outgoing US president tries to discredit the results without evidence of wrongdoing, most Republicans either agree or stay silent
- Their party’s confusion is a condition America’s enemies should be optimistic about, and one more dangerous than the surge in Covid-19 infections across the US
Robert Delaney is the Post’s North America bureau chief. He spent 11 years in China as a language student and correspondent for Dow Jones Newswires and Bloomberg, and continued covering the country as a correspondent and an academic after leaving. His debut novel, The Wounded Muse, draws on actual events that played out in Beijing while he lived there.