It’s the weekend, and that means no conventional posts today. Instead, I want to use this space to ask a question that I hope will be thought-provoking. Leave your thoughts in the comments below, on social media, or with friends and family in real life.

Is it worth sacrificing a bit of your country’s democracy in order to prevent the legal election of a candidate if you believe that candidate will jeopardize that democracy?

Or to put it a different way:

Is it worth saving a bit of your country’s democracy even if it means electing a candidate you believe will jeopardize that democracy?