“We are all anxiously waiting to find out not only what the result will be, but also whether it will be accepted by both parties. This is a basic pre-condition for any democracy to function, but it cannot be taken for granted in the most powerful democracy on the planet today. Because polarization in American society is now taking extreme forms. Because the current President has repeatedly shown how little respect he has for rules and institutions, and even less so for the truth. And also, because in the current situation the weaknesses and distortions of the American electoral system are becoming evident,” writes Loukas Tsoukalis, President of ELIAMEP, in his article for Kathimerini.

Read the full article in Greek here.