A.America is not Russia, Trump is not Putin. But there are interesting parallels. Historian Anne Applebaum examines the twilight of democracies in the East and West. She knows what the autocrats think and why Europe can become the main winner from all over.
WORLD: Do you believe that what happened in Washington on January 6, 2021, now marks the end of Trump’s career – or is it another proof that he still has enough energy to continue to play a future role in the world? ?
Anne Applebaum: Trump’s adventure is over. But even if his role as a politician may end, Trumpism will live on. The only question is who will take the lead in this world that Trump is leaving behind.
WORLD: Do you think most Republicans will say: why did we get so far to this clown?