That the political culture in the US could wash up a television star and notorious racist to the top of the country was not entirely bizarre. Voter turnout in the US was always low. Trump and his horror cabinet make us fear the worst.
If 37 electors changed their minds, Trump would be blocked. Politico. com lists the names of all 538 electors who vote on Dec 19. Trump, an unstable thin-skinned fanatic, has zero competence in taxes, spending, social security and health care.
NEITHER DEMOCRATS NOR REPUBLICANS OFFER ALTERNATIVES
PEOPLE WERE (AND ARE) DISSUADED OF ANY CONSCIOUSNESS OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST
Bernd Drucke, “The US Election as the Turn of an Era,”
Serge Halimi, “Trump: The know-nothing victor,”
Rosa Luxemburg foundation, “Donald Trump: The Rise of the Nationalist Right,” 16 pp
Nomi Prins. “Trump’s Bait-and-Switch,”
(FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT, US PRESIDENT FROM 1933 to 1945 – MESSAGE TO CONGRESS ON ECONOMIC POWER, APRIL 29, 1938)
“Unhappy events abroad have re-taught us two simple truths about the liberty of a democratic people. The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is fascism – ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power. The second truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if its business system does not provide employment and produce and distribute goods in such a way as to sustain an acceptable standard of living. Both lessons hit home. Among us today a concentration of private power without equal in history is growing.” [..]