Between Parody and Fact, US Democracy Comes Under Strain

Abdullah Ayasun
3 min readNov 6, 2020

Once the U.S. sent observing delegations to oversee a smooth electoral process in other countries. Now, it seems it requires the opposite (of sorts).

U.S. President Donald J. Trump delivers a State of Union address to the U.S. Congress.

A series of tweets documenting how African Union countries are worried about the prospect of post-electoral violence in the U.S. and the ongoing uncertainty over the vote count. As of today, the final result in swing…

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Abdullah Ayasun

Boston-based journalist and writer. Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. On art, culture, politics and everything in between. X: @abyasun