columnist and Harvard University lecturer Yascha Mounk
is worried about liberal democracy. He says Marine Le Pen’s second-place finish in France isn’t a cause for relief—it’s a sign she’s closer to power than ever. “It’s easy to be right about the problems, it’s difficult to be right about the solutions, and there the populists have nothing to offer,” says Mounk. He writes the Good Fight
Plus, Mike translates the Pope’s speech and annotates the Trump administration’s income tax reform plan.