Auto-Golpe, Self-Coup, and Trump

US Constitution: National Archives

The word auto-golpe sends shivers down my spine. It means self-coup. I have written recently about how we are moving in this direction. Now we have twelve United States Senators, led by Joshua Hawley of Missouri and Ted Cruz of Texas, who will support 140 members of the US House when they object to the electoral votes of the states that flipped from President Donald Trump to President-Elect Joe Biden. What is this political theater…