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Opinion Want to know what a ‘banana republic’ looks like?

Ruben Navarrette: Nervous pundits say the Justice Department should not indict Donald Trump. He says it's not up to Attorney General Merrick Garland to decide what's in the country's long-term democratic interests. He argues that prosecuting a former political leader is not what will turn the U.S. into a failed democracy. He asks: How do you know democracy is unraveling? It is when an incumbent does these sorts of things: This was the stuff of tin-pot dictatorships, not mature constitutional democracies.