Rick Perstein, who is nobody’s fool, writes Will Urban Uprisings Help Trump? Actually, They Could Be His Undoing. It’s an exploration of the politics of backlash, based on, you know, actual historical data, actual political science, and actual reasoning.
On the one hand, folks, if there ever was a time to listen to Pollyanna, this isn’t it. On the other hand, as the pressure cooker is about to explode, it really is not a good move for Trump to try to shut it up using the Insurrection Act.