Op-Ed by Government Professor Featured in 'USA Today' | St. Lawrence University

Op-Ed by Government Professor Featured in 'USA Today'

Alan Draper, the Michael W. Ranger '80 and Virginia R. Ranger P'17 Professor of Government, wrote an opinion article that was featured in the Sunday, June 3, USA Today.

His article, titled "Dear Liberals, Have More Faith in Your Legacy. Donald Trump is not the Apocalypse," argues that voting rights laws have been changing in the direction of expanding, not restricting, the right to vote, stating "More laws have been enacted that make it easier, not harder, to vote."

He continues, arguing that President Trump has not deviated much from the standard political playbook, for example, "Rolling back environmental regulations, cutting taxes on the rich and corporations, appointing conservative judges, toughening immigration laws and enforcement, and reducing consumer protections."

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