I am enough of a student of history, particularly the Roman Republic, to see this as the first step toward a troubling future for our country.
The slippery slope metaphor tends to be overused, but in this case, I think it is not a cliche.
Think long and hard about this one. It may be the beginning of the end of our Republic. It may take decades, and the transition may go slowly enough that we hardly perceive it until it is too late. But…I think this is a dangerous path.
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