The Octogenarians

The Trolling Trumpeter may be putting himself at risk.As he moderates some of his grotesque and unseemly campaign promises, the sieg heiling ,alt-right,breitbart supporters are not happy.those on the left are not happy but are “waiting to see”.The use of force to preserve power is more predictable in human history than the use of force to gain power.This is not a moral difference but a pragmatic matter of where force is likely to reside.I have a dim recollection of some threat being made to the master of ceremonies of The Apprentice,but this is a wholly different story.Trump is about to discover that the ship of state does not change direction with a shifting of oars,its ponderous mass may take years to shift direction safely.Abrupt change will leave vacuums that will be quickly filled internationally by regional alliances.Domestically,rapid shifts build uncertainty and resentment.Dog whistle appeals to second amendment folk have mobilized…

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