Incompetence is the real threat to democracy
Janan Ganesh: Trump is a threat to systems of government, but not in the way that is most often alleged. "To see it off, the west has to think of governance as a kind of permanent referendum on the efficacy of democracy itself. The better its social outcomes, the stronger its base of support. Appealing to some innate human thirst for self-mastery is not enough."
From Financial Times