Where do you generally get your news — from television, social media, newspapers, radio, videos, websites, podcasts, apps, word of mouth? How reliable do you think this content is? Why?
How much do you know about the two major political parties — the Democrats and Republicans? Do you identify with either? Do you believe your personal political beliefs to be the same as those of your friends, peers and family?
The Jan. 6 attack would not have happened in a genuine democracy. The attack was the most acute symptom — so far — of the political crisis that Donald Trump incited by refusing to admit defeat in the 2020 election. But the roots of the crisis run deep into the undemocratic features of our constitutional system.