As a C.I.A. officer, I saw how autocrats undermine their countries’ democratic…


As a C.I.A. officer, I saw how autocrats undermine their countries’ democratic norms. Now my concern is at home. Trump is ignorant of the Constitution and uninterested in learning. He denies press access thereby denying public access to his behavior which you might say impinges on freedom of the press and, thereby, our right to know. He dismisses ALL history of the country by refusing to use any of the norms that have been established through experience, such as talking to national security to