Slouching Towards Authoritarianism

Back in 2014, Donald Trump went on Fox & Friends to predict that “when the country goes to total hell and everything is a disaster, then you’ll have riots to go back to where we used to be when we were great.” It has been claimed that a year earlier, Trump chief strategist-to-be Steve Bannon boasted of wanting to “bring everything crashing down and destroy all of today’s establishment.” Meanwhile, throughout the Trump…