The ongoing coup d’état in America July 22, 2020 - 05:00 Posted in: Opinions We’re at the intersection of pandemic, racial riots and unrest, and global recession, all during a hyper-radicalized presidential election year. In my opinion, it’s now clear our current hyper-radicalization is due to bi-coastal elites - especially the media - hating this president so much they’ve committed to destroying him at any cost. According to political scientists Jonathan Powell and Clayton Thyne, this fits what might be called an ongoing coup d’état, defined as “the forcible removal of an existing government from power through violent means.” Typically, it’s an illegal, unconstitutional seizure of power for at least seven days by a political faction,PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!