to anticipate my trumpocracy book a president who refuses to defend the country because he has secret commitme
To anticipate my Trumpocracy book: A president who refuses to defend the country because he has secret commitments to a hostile foreign power was a scenario actually extensively discussed at the 1787 convention.
at the 1787 constitutional convention gouverneur morris the author of the preamble and the final editor s pen
At the 1787 Constitutional convention, Gouverneur Morris - the author of the preamble and the final editor's pen over the main text - initially opposed empowering Congress to impeach the president. The argument that changed his mind? In his words (Trumpocracy, p 186)
trump s so called political success consists of wringing more and more approval out of fewer and fewer people
Trump's so-called political success consists of wringing more and more approval out of fewer and fewer people. That's why voter suppression has become ever more central to GOP electoral strategy, see CH 7 of my "Trumpocracy"
when i published trumpocracy in january 2018 most trenchant criticism was that i overstated trump was fitful t
When I published Trumpocracy in January 2018, most trenchant criticism was that I overstated: Trump was fitful, the axis of adults had the upper hand, the system was winning. Maybe I’m biased, but from POV of midsummer 2018 , the alarmist view looks alas ever more accurate
now reading trumpocracy by david frum eye opening we all knew he was an illiterate bombastic vain childishly s
Now reading Trumpocracy by David Frum. Eye-opening. We all knew he was an illiterate, bombastic, vain, childishly self-obsessed fool. But I at least hadn’t realised how financially CORRUPT he is. He’s turning USA into a banana republic.