Faced with an authoritarian ruler who proudly announced he has no intention of abiding the election outcome, the New York Times faced an editorial choice this week — how big to play the story? How much attention should the Times give to one of the most un-democratic things any sitting U.S. president has every said in public when Trump refused to commit to the peaceful transfer of power following the election. Should the Times run a banner, front-page headline, giving the story its full attention and indicating the historic significance of Trump’s promised power grab?

It should have, but the Times did not.

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