Democracy is a moral position. Defending the right of human beings to control their own lives is a moral position. Treating everyone equally before the law is a moral position. Insisting that everyone has a right to have a say in their government is a moral position.
Insisting that your position is the one to which everyone must adhere is being a bully – or in politics, an autocrat or dictator.
Heather Cox Richardson hit the nail on the head with her April 17 Letters from an American.