William A. Galston added “Donald Trump’s Insurrection Act Gambit” (Politics & Ideas, November 15) to a long list of measures that the press says would hollow out American democracy in a second Trump presidency.
The threat of abuse of the Insurrection Act would be much less if the definition of the term “insurrection” had not been watered down by Democrats after January 6, 2021. The “insurrectionists” did not kill anyone, were deported within hours and received unprecedented treatment. prison sentences and sanctions. Democrats have opened Pandora’s box of insurrection scaremongering.
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