This is neither fiction nor fantasy. It is a description of events as they actually happened.
The death of democracy came quietly and unexpectedly in the year 2018. No one expected the end to come so quickly, although now looking back all the warning signs were there.
Within the early years of the twenty-first century the forces of democracy died a painful, slow death in Russia, Venezuela, Poland, Egypt, and many other nations. But because of what we considered our long and stable democratic tradition in the United States, we thought our democracy was safe.