"I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it."
Donny's way of catching unsuspecting dignitaries by surprise and exerting his macho alpha male dominance over them.
I always wished someone would've yanked ol' Donny of HIS feet.
You just can't wait to see the end of democracy and a bunch of fascists ruling the world. It wouldn't go well for you you know. The reason democracy is so venerated in America and promoted by America throughout the world is because it's unquestionably the best system there is. Other systems, particularly fascism, don't have the best track record. Democratic institutions and the rule of law allow for unrivalled peace and prosperity. They allow for working class people to obtain a fair share of the economic pie. They give all ethnic/religious/gender/minority/whatever groups equality and human rights. They allow for free markets, fair competition, rapid economic growth and broadly shared prosperity. No other system of any kind allows working people the rights and opportunities afforded to them in democratic societies and you're desperate to throw all these things away.
Once you step outside of the democratic system you're allowing the people at the top of the system to do anything they want with no laws or courts or institutions to check their power or sanction them in any way. In no time at all you'll have a ravenous elite who will have nothing stopping them from gouging and gaming and rigging the system to take all of the pie and turning you into a serf. You're a turkey voting for Christmas, you're cheering on people like me while we take the eyes out of your empty fucking head.
The foundation stones of the American economy in the last century were firms like Standard Oil, General Motors and US Steel. In the future they're tech companies, biotechnology, nanotechnology firms and so on. What is the general political persuasion of the people who work in these industries? Do these people have a different idea of freedom to the MAGA brigade? If you fucking idiots do manage to vote for Christmas at some point in the future then untold trillions of dollars in future wealth generation will get on planes and fly to other countries. An autocratic regime will ruin the American economy.
Things will go bad gradually then suddenly. Half of the money invested in the US capital markets and economy is foreign. A lot of it is going to head out of the country if it goes autocratic and this will cause a downturn which causes more disinvestment and the whole thing becomes an ongoing vicious spiral. Interest rates shoot up as foreigners no longer have the same appetite to finance US debt which puts a big permanent brake on the economy. Elites are too busy looting the system to give a shit, The regime can't repair the damage because they've ended the system that underpins the entire economy so they resort to throwing cultural bones to their supporters to keep them onside. Crackdowns against disfavoured minority groups. Opposition political parties disbanded and the leaders thrown in prison. The economy going to shit can't be the regime's fault so those Jewish moneymen are going to get the blame. All of a sudden you're living in a horrific impoverished racist tyranny that has literally seen its future wealth and prosperity get on planes and leave the country.
And if it ever dawns on you that you made the wrong decision and you'd like the old system back then that would be easy. One thing we know about autocracies is at the first sign of any demonstrations against the regime they head for the hills, stopping only to install a caretaker government who hold the fort until elections can be held.
What is it about this that's so attractive to you? It looks like being part of a movement that promises to attack groups of people you hate for whatever reasons and give you some level of social or cultural status is the motivating factor here. You must have a fucking miserable existence.
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