It’s pretty common for the anti-Trump crowd to say that Trump is “stupid” or an “idiot.” And it equally common for the pro-Trump crowd to argue that he’s actually a strategic genius who has been manipulating our perceptions and the media in order to advance his agenda. Both of these positions are, in my view, overstated… although I do like to call the man an idiot myself.
The key is context.
I’m not saying Olbermann’s predictions are impossible. Stranger things have happened. I’m saying that the evidence is not yet sufficient in my eyes to say that those are the only paths nor is the evidence sufficient to say that those paths will inevitably results in his resignation or removal from office.
I think it is entirely within the bounds of reality for Trump to serve the totality of his first term.
(4 of 5 stars) A really fascinating — if a bit cynical — review of American history mapped along hoaxes, scams, (false) conspiracy theories, religion, cults, post-modernism, and other false beliefs in an attempt to describe and explain our current cultural and political state.
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