We may have a response in the words of Aristotle: "Republic decline into democracies and democracies degenerate into despotisms."
COVID19 is showing us we need to work together as partners on a new relationship, a Reset. And because the magnitude of problems is so great (Pandemics, Climate Change, Economic Recession), affecting everybody, everywhere, the term has been named the Great Reset.
If a part of America breaks its trust tradition in the electoral process and institutions, there will be chaos. The American political society is porous enough for groups to co-exist with allegiances to different ideologies.
If Americans oversimplify the narrative, they will let the conspiracy theories fill the void that only detailed and valid information should occupy. The consequence can be disastrous.
It will be better to see that power to the people goes to the majority of the people, democratically, instead of the people that in the minority can scream the loudest.