Ive always loved the idealism of the USA, American exceptionalism, the shining city on a hill stuff (despite the myriad of excellent reasons to see past it.)
While shocked, I’m not surprised about the border issues: Obvious trump is obvious. And odious.
Steven Miller is about as ‘orribke a cunt as you’ll find in any advisor position.
I’m looking, however, at the poll numbers and the shrugging off by the masses of this, the Iran and climate deals, N Korea, Russia, McConnell’s moral awfulness and so on, and THAT scares the crap out of me.
They’re behaving in an appalling way for ANY country, never mind the greatest nation on earth, and nobody - I.e. Joe Public - really seems to give a fuck.
I keep thinking that this is what the terrible IT looks like. The rise of populism that we’ve seen before and is a precursor to much much worse things.
Edit: and as if by magic …
Edit: and as if by some evil spell