If facts had any purchase in the USA, Bolton’s testimony (if it happens) would likely be damaging to Trump. But the USA has entered its final phase and all that matters is nearly 43 million voters will continue to support Trump even if he nukes California and eats babies live on camera. In consequence of this single fact, no GoP politician wishing to retain the trappings of power will do anything whatsoever that could ire the drooling howling mob of MAGA enthusiasts. Hence the USA is now beyond law, beyond reason, and far, far beyond any hope.

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