Colleges Share the Blame for Assault on Democracy
Indelible images of the insurrectionist mob invading the U.S. Capitol define the closing act of the Trump show, which has not been known for respecting American traditions and values. Indeed, disruption was a stated goal of the Trump administration from Day 1, a goal that quickly devolved into destruction. The insurrection failed, but the forensic investigation into the causes of the riot is just beginning.
Originally published: January 8, 2021
Author: Patricia McGuire
Institution: Trinity Washington University
Published by: The Chronicle of Higher Ed