War on truth damages democracy

The falsehood that Donald Trump won the 2020 election persists, deepening the polarization of American politics that tears at our country's fabric.

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July 13, 2021 - 9:45 AM

Joe Biden celebrates with his family and supporters after winning the presidential election on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Photo by (Carolyn Cole/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

WASHINGTON — Last month, as thousands of former President Donald Trump’s loyal supporters waited for him at a rally in Ohio, a chant rose from the crowd.

“Trump won!” they roared. “Trump won!”

The former president agreed. “We won the election twice,” he said, “and it’s possible we’ll have to win it a third time.”

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