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Does anyone think Trump won’t get away with absolutely everything he wants, or that the Cable News Nitwits won’t present a panel of apologists to tell us it’s all pretty normal and this is just another president like all the others and we have to let him do his job like good little patriotic Americans do?
There are scales describing the strength of hurricanes and tornadoes and earthquakes. There should be one for hypocrisy. Call it the Trump scale, although it would have to be logarithmic as the Trumpist junta has long surpassed anything we’ve seen in American politics.
More conflicts of interest, financial and patriotic than you can shake your pitchfork at; more uncaring and arrogant condescension than any French aristocrat from the 1780’s.
An administration organized completely around cronyism and nepotism and personal gain and he’s going to get away with it while Congress goes through the motions, nodding together like serious statesmen deliberating reasonable decisions — while Kellyanne the harpy and the vituperating vermin at Fox explain our horror as just more Liberal propaganda: while we get ready for the Superbowl and our fortunes, our opportunities and our liberty slip slowly away on the tide.