The single biggest differentiator of a Democratic Republic from other forms of government is the smooth transition of power from one leader to the next. The United States did not have, and is not having, a smooth transition from President Obama to President Trump. That means that there are serious fractures in the Republic.

I’m reminded of the pledge of allegiance: “to the Republic for which it [the flag] stands, one Nation under God…” As the strong moral and ethical base of the United States is removed, the Republic becomes inoperable.

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