To count, or not to count? Depending on the location, that is the question that (current) President Trump is trying to make a reality. In his brazen and baseless attacks on legal and long-standing vote-counting processes, he hopes to gerrymander the situation, shamelessly and dangerously, to his advantage.

This behaviour, parroted by his relatives and political allies and cheered on by supporters, is shocking only if you have not been paying attention. It is behaviour only permissible in a ‘Trumpian’ political culture of mistrust, anger, and ugly aggression that preceded and will long outlive the President who gave it a…

Chris Shoop-Worrall

Historian of British Popular Press, Politics and Culture | Lecturer in Media @ucfbuk | PhD @sheffjournalism | Married @sshoopworrall | Views my own

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store