On the Razor’s Edge of Autocracy


Robert Cordy warned that “autocratic creep” is a clear and present danger to America’s tradition of constitutional democracy. “It is perfectly clear to me that the path to autocracy requires the neutering of these two independent and interdependent institutions,” Cordy said of the press and judiciary. “And down that path go an alarming number of countries—on the ‘razor’s edge’ of autocracy.”