THE DEATH OF DEMOCRACY
Last year, half of America was duped by the promises and ‘charm’ of a Machiavellian charlatan.
And today, Donald Trump was inaugurated as the 45th President of The ‘United’ States of America.
Trump’s inauguration effectively serves as a symbolic funeral for Western Democracy.
With Donald Trump as Emperor, his cabinet comprised of greedy, self-interested oligarchs (a real world ‘SPECTRE’), and a Congress controlled by right-wing conservatives operating with impunity, America is now governed under a neo-fascist totalitarian regime.
Even if Trump were to be impeached tomorrow, it would make no difference—cutting off the head of the snake is of little consequence when the body behind it is far more dangerous.
Donald Trump and his supporters have shown their true colors, and they aren’t red, white, and blue… just white. And technically, white is the absence of color—which is how so many Americans would prefer their country to be: Alt Right = All White.
The election wasn’t ‘rigged’ (however, the antiquated Electoral College should be abolished), and no amount of protesting is going to change the outcome. The larger issue is that governance of the United States should not be a divisive power struggle between only two parties, both of which are ideologically flawed and corrupt, and inconsiderate to the needs of the nation.
Anyone seeking to counter the new administration’s agenda should volunteer for and donate to nonprofit organizations that are committed to protecting civil liberties, human rights, and the environment. Consider running for a government office position in your community. Be a force for positive and progressive change, and never accept Trump’s regime as the new normal.