It will probably take a full-blown Greatest Depression before the people actually do something to “drain the swamp.”
MAGAites and alt-righters are tools for the plutocratic elite.
It’s Romper Room time.
Progressives often refuse to consider the historical record when making absurd claims.
During war nearly everything is doable, from killing thousands to starving populations and grabbing vast swaths of real estate and property.
Real stories of portent are ignored or glossed over—endless war, a crumbling economy, the destruction of the middle class, and an encroaching police and surveillance state.
Candidate Trump’s advisor, the neocon Frank Gaffney, wanted to scrub Al-Jazeera from the face of the earth.
Meanwhile, no such moral outrage exists for the victims of illegal US bombings in Mosul and Raqqa.
The total war agenda will go forward regardless of what teleprompter reader sits in the Oval Office.
The ruling elite—now popularly called the Deep State—may have disliked Trump when he was on the campaign trail, but undoubtedly they have few issues with him now.
Will enough people learn the truth and make a difference before the economy collapses and the state responds with authoritarian measures and a police state?
While the focus now appears to be on Islamic extremism, it may soon include groups and individuals deemed extremist by the SPLC.
And creatures from the corporatist black lagoon just keep on coming.
It doesn’t matter if Trump’s appointees are swamp critters because his loyal and delusional followers will support him no matter what he does.
Here’s the problem with many Trump followers: anybody who opposes his agenda is dismissed as a liberal.