Paul James Macrae is a writer from Brookeville, Maryland, and a recent graduate of the Catholic University of America. He has previously worked for the campaign of Congressman Dan Lipinski, a Democrat from Illinois, and was an intern at Democrats for Life of America. He has written for America magazine.
It is an MSNBC segment with pseudo-historical gloss. Billed as a warning to American democracy, it is a simple yet pretentious work that will do nothing to solve the problems bedeviling the nation. No conservatives will read it, and none will be persuaded by its arguments.