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A presidential candidate can’t threaten to imprison his opponent if he wants to live in a democracy

In the aftermath of the second U.S. presidential debate on Sunday, Oct. 9, noted blogger and Dartmouth political scientist Brendan Nyhan tweeted the following statement: Poli sci Twitter is terrified. My colleagues in comparative politics study what happens when rule of law collapses & democracy put at risk — Brendan Nyhan (@BrendanNyhan) October 10, 2016 Nyhan [
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