An excellent account of the end of US democracy. Thanks for taking the time to write this. Of course “patriots” (e.g. those with no functional frontal cortex) will continue to cheer for dictatorship because that’s always what such people do. Historians, however, will see things more clearly. You may be interested in noting that Trump is merely one symptom of the general collapse of Western civilization due to mindless populism:

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