Ted Rall: Do Dictatorships Begin With a Whimper? [cartoon]

In Trumpland, new laws are made via Executive Order. Ted Rall cartoon.

aNewDomain — Most presidents begin their first term by proposing legislation. Not Donald Trump. It isn’t surprising that he does everything differently and this is no exception.

But his approach of issuing a blizzard of executive orders – which is amusing, considering how much he criticized this practice under President Obama – marks a major departure in the way legislation happens in the United States.

Could this be the way that dictatorship begins — with a whimper?

How a Law is Made: Trump Edition

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Ted Rall

Based in New York, Ted Rall is aNewDomain’s chief commentator and a nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist. A Pulitzer nominee, Rall’s latest book is the NYT bestselling book, Trump: A Graphic Biography.
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