15 February 2024, The Tablet

The US constitution and the plot to subvert American democracy

‘Donald Trump is a disruptor and a destroyer. He knew exactly what was going on and he played his part’


It has become clear that the 6 January attack on the Capitol building in Washington three years ago by a mob egged on by Donald Trump was no mere local insurrection. It was the botched culmination of a plot of fiendish wickedness and complexity that came close to toppling the American democratic system and replacing it with an unscrupulous dictatorship.

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