The Election of 2024

Barton Gellman’s remarkable essay in The Atlantic magazine dated 6 December 2021, “Trump’s Next Coup has already begun,” concludes: “Against Biden or another Democratic nominee, Donald Trump may be capable of winning a fair election in 2024. He does not intend to take that chance.” Considering what Trump himself and his minions tried to do over the course of three months after the November 2021 election, this is a fair expectation. More to the point, we ought to say: We know what’s coming just three years down the line.

NOTE: Updated version of the PDF, as of Jan 6 2022.