Dear Republicans: If You Don’t Like Impeachment, Tell Us How YOU Will Protect Our Democracy

Michael Austin
5 min readDec 6, 2019

Yea, I get it. You are on the wrong end of an asymmetrical moral calculus. You were the ones who benefited from Russian interference, so to condemn it, you have to cast doubt on your own legitimacy. Democrats can be as partisan as they want to be while, at the same time, coming down hard on the side of integrity, the Constitution, and…

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Michael Austin

Michael Austin is a former English professor and current academic administrator. He is the author of We Must Not Be Enemies: Restoring America’s Civic Tradition