The driving energy of this populist revolution is found in the desire to erect a New Jerusalem which, as in Calvinist Geneva, will differentiate between those who are saints and those who are not.
Trump shows how a proper democratic system can be converted into authoritarianism when no one stops it.
The arrogant leaders who break the rules of diplomacy triumph.
Trump is interested in the world only as it affects him. He surrounds himself with toadies and opportunists, flatterers and yes-men.
The extraordinary thing about Trump is the fact that, despite having been created in the innards of capitalism, he should seem so unable to represent it.
Giving up on facts is tantamount to giving up on freedom.