Mr. Biden says “democracy prevailed.” Yet what is so all-fired anti-democratic about asking a court to look at election results? Imagine, for the sake of argument, that one of those courts had concluded that, yes, in some state or county there was enough evidence to warrant enjoining certification of the result. Would that mean democracy didn’t prevail? Or would it mean that the court protected democracy?
Which side was more solicitous of democracy? The side that belittled concerns the contest was cooked? Or the side that took its concerns to court? It’s hard to think of a slice of apple pie more American than taking a controversy to court and abiding by the result. Or, as Mr. Biden himself conceded, “In America, when questions are raised about the legitimacy of any election, those questions are resolved through the legal processes.”
So what’s this about democracy surviving an attack?