Without a touch of irony, Trump just tweeted: "THE CRIME OF THE CENTURY"
And what, for Trump, is the crime of the century?
The evil plot to bring him down!
Trump is forcing the GOP Senators . . .
Alternate reality: The crime wasn't the "Russian government interfering in our elections in a sweeping and systematic fashion," which, for Trump was a "hoax."
The crime wasn't Operation Ukraine Shakedown . . .
This, folks, is totalitarianism:
💠The leader says up is down
💠Everyone must agree
A totalitarian leader requires the people to ignore facts.
Whatever the GOP does now—whichever option they adopt—it's all about Nov. 2020.
We still have meaningful elections (Um, 2018 and 2019)
Before you argue, read my FAQs⤵️
And then click on the "THINGS TO DO" button at the top and get busy.
I started with the assumption that they care more about power than truth.
Starting from that assumption, Trump is making it very hard for them.
It's one thing to wink-wink and justify and cover up.
It's another to say, "Up is Down."
He called their behavior the “paranoid style” in politics. . .
According to Hofstadter, the “something larger” to which they belong is generally phrased as “the American way of life.”