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Saturday, July 22, 2017

Kunstler Fears "Violent Revolt" As "Soft Coup" Against Trump Looms

For all his blunders and stumbles in his first half-year as President (cough cough), Donald Trump seems to have more lives than Schrödinger’s Cat. Or maybe it just seems that way. Or maybe he isn’t really there at all (like the news these days). Maybe Trump only represents one comic probability in an infinite number of universes of probability, both comic and tragic. I begin to understand why the folks in Hollywood are having a whack attack over the chief executive: you can’t storyboard this bitch; it’s like leaving The Three Stooges on their own in a sound stage to re-make Gone With the Wind.

But then, you begin to wonder: is Russia really there, or is it, too, just another figment of possibility? Don’t try to figure that out by reading the oracular observations of The Washington Post. These days Russia seems to be at once everywhere and nowhere, like the Devil north of Boston in 1693. For example, this fellow Jeff Sessions. Have you noticed that his name rhymes with Russians? Hmmmm. And wasn’t he caught chatting with the Russian Ambassador at the very same convocation of Republicans that picked notorious colluder Donald Trump to stand for President? That’s enough of your damn evidence right there!

Yes, things are passing strange in the world’s greatest democracy these days. To me, seeing the thing through an historical lens, it’s looking more and more like the Salem Witch Frenzy meets the French Revolution with a spin of quantum confusion on top. Right now we’re in the first phase, sheer political lunacy. Beliefs have become ungrounded from the facts of life. The guy whom fate or a prankish deity put in the White House doesn’t even fit the template of the world’s most infamous heads-of-state. I’m sorry to dredge up old Adolf, but really, Hitler himself seemed to have a much firmer idea about what he was doing than Trump does.

The ObamaCare reform fiasco looks like a tipping point toward a strain of toxic political paralysis that might literally kill the government as we’ve known it. Over the many months of debate, congress never even got around to raising the salient issue: that the 18-or-so-percent of the economy “health care” represents consists largely of outright racketeering. Well, they sure blew that one. The major parties are disintegrating before our eyes, despite the seeming sense of decorum that senators present on TV. The public may seem to be mentally on vacation, snoozing on the beach in the midsummer doldrums, but something vicious is in the wind offshore.

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7 comments:

Anonymous said...

Impeach now!

Anonymous said...

Session should UN-recuse himself as he did NOTHING wrong. President Trump needs to CAN Mueller and all his Dems helping him out. NOW...

Anonymous said...

I see the beginnings now. The resist and drag is fueling frustration and yes even rage. Impeachment would be gasoline on a forest fire.

Anonymous said...

10:25...why don't you get it started. Do you know how it works?

Anonymous said...

10:35. YEEESSSSS!!!!

Anonymous said...

246
There is no 1035.

So to WHAT are you typing YEEEESSSS!!!!! ?

Anonymous said...

there will be no impeachment the investigation will turn up nothing and Trump is getting ready to kick somebody's ass.... they have underestimated this man from the beginning and when he turns on them it is going to be a hell to pay