Trump is the American psyche, but he is not all of it, and he is about to meet another of its sub-personalities which is preparing to drag him by his orange comb-over to the old father’s wood shed.
Trump’s tweeted accusation that Obama engaged in “McCarthyism” is stunningly ironic since Trump learned his MO from McCarthy’s notorious lawyer, Roy Cohn.
Books about alternative facts, totalitarianism in Western democracies, and slipstreaming into “alt worlds” make this editor’s 2017 reading list.
I consider television, and most recently the development of social media, to be the most powerful mind-control ‘drugs’ that have yet been developed, with their effectiveness at influencing and controlling docile (and often legally sedated) populations unparalleled in human history.
“Not every quote attributed to a famous person is authentic, and not all the news you read online is credible.” —Abraham Lincoln
There are more strategic and effectual alternatives to the Trumpocalypse than venting or ineffectual forms of rebellion.