Only in a democratic republic do citizens have an obligation to protect themselves from corrupt rulers.
I decided way back when I wrote about Reagan that persuading people to change their minds about politics is not something I would ever try to do. It is like trying to change people’s minds about God or religion in general, another thing I never try to do.
Despite best efforts at analytical restraint, one wants to understand Trump’s supernal derangement. Is he a buffoon who acts like a strongman, or a strongman who acts like a buffoon?