U.S. now rated as ‘flawed democracy’ by British analysts


The U.S. has been downgraded to a “flawed democracy” in the latest world rankings by the Economist Intelligence Unit, which says while President Trump’s election didn’t cause the slide, it was a symptom. The EIU labeled 2016 the “Revenge of the ‘deplorables,’ ” adopting the term Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton used to describe supporters of Mr.