Taibbi’s analysis is brilliant.
Pogo’s Axiom has never died: “We have met the enemy, and he is us.”
The Trump Era Sucks and Needs to Be Over, by Matt Taibbi (Medium)
The race is tightening. Is America sure it’s ready to give up its addiction to crazy?
In this sense the Republican Party’s 2020 platform is genius: there isn’t one, just a commitment to “enthusiastically support the President’s America-first agenda,” meaning whatever Trump says at any given moment. If one can pull back enough from the fact that this impacts our actual lives, it’s hard not to admire the breathtaking amorality of this, as one might admire a simple malevolent organism like a virus or liver fluke.