I think it’s pretty clear to almost every intelligent person that the Republican Party will support Trump so long as the dull-eyed drooling howling mob continues to prostrate itself before him. And as people rarely change their allegiance it seems guaranteed that not only will Trump win re-election in 2020 but his escalating series of crimes will continue unabated and unimpeded.

The USA is over, not because of Trump but because of the Republican Party. Now this is blindingly clear, a far more intelligent and self-controlled person than Trump will use this lesson and whoever he is, he’ll be the last President. Of course we’ll continue to call the USA a democracy, just as we call kleptocratic African regimes democracies, just as Russia claims to be a democracy, just as North Korea is a democracy. But the reality is that the USA is finished; all that remains is to anoint its post-Trump President For Life.

When history is written many years from now, the US Republican Party will stand alongside the Bolsheviks, the Nazis, the Khmer Rouge, and Mao’s Communist Party as examples of the embodiment of self-serving moral turpitude and abject stupidity.

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