In a serious voice, it must be said what we have experienced is a bloodless coup. This immature billionaire who continues to try to get his deceased father’s approval, has surrounded himself and filled his West Wing staff with Breitbart People, including its former CEO as a senior advisor, and his administration with extremists who will not disagree with him in any meaningful way.
Of course he wants “loyalty.” He would love nothing more than to have people kneel and kiss his T-ring. He surrounds himself with Yes-men and the gold trappings of royalty.
He knows he cannot govern and probably knows he cannot even lead. He has to order people to get what he wants — hence, the proliferation of executive orders and lack of any legislation — and when things do not go his way, when his “followers” do not show the proper fealty and voice loyalty to him, his favorite phrase comes into play…”Yuh FIY-UD!”
And then there is his dysfunctional, selfish, self-serving, out-of-touch family. Here is a man who has said he would date his own arrogant, blind, tone-deaf daughter, a guy who was shocked at how complex the health care system is, how much less “easier” the job he has is than he thought, and who
Oh. And he forbids US media into the Oval Office for a photo op but does allow his BFF’s media outlet to take pictures as long as they <wink wink> promise ONLY to use them for official purposes. Uh huh…
Our country has undergone a sea change and we have four years to live in this turbulent sea. Idi Amin would be proud.