William A. Galston added “Donald Trump’s Insurrection Act Gambit” (Politics & Ideas, Nov. 15) to a long list of measures that the press warns will gut U.S. democracy in a second Trump presidency.
The threat of Insurrection Act abuse would be much lower if the definition of “insurrection” had not been dumbed-down by Democrats following Jan. 6, 2021. The “insurrectionists” killed no one, were ejected in a matter of hours and received unprecedented prison terms and penalties. Democrats opened a Pandora’s box of insurrection fearmongering.
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