Last five American presidents seen as illegitimate in dangerous trend

Recent American presidents have all faced a crisis of legitimacy in a trend that threatens the health of our democracy.

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  • After a contentious election, some Americans are questioning the legitimacy of President-elect Joe Biden victory.
  • Legitimacy concerns also plagued the presidencies of Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama, and Donald Trump.
  • The trend of attacking a president's right to rule is growing.
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    3 reasons why American politics have become so divisive – study

    Partisan division has reached its peak, shows an alarming new study that identifies three crucial components.

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    • American political polarization has reached alarming heights, shows a new study.
    • Democrats and Republicans hate the other side more than they love their own party.
    • The polarization grows worse despite the fact that differences between the sides are not so dramatic.
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