As United States citizens now living under the rule of the interloper Donald Trump and his sycophants we must face the reality that every day he remains in power is a day closer to him consolidating his power, leading to an increasing diminution of democracy in this great experiment of ours. He knows the investigation into his possible collusion with Russia around influencing the election in his favor is deepening as the net around him and his ilk draws tighter and tighter. And so he is trying every way possible to divert, deflect, and parry attention away from that investigation. Unfortunately, his tactics may be working.
That is why the most effective way to slow the Trump juggernaut is to win control of one or both houses of Congress for the Democrats in the 2018 midterm elections. This will not be easy. The Democrats are a split party between progressives who were loyal to Bernie Sanders in ’16, and who, in large numbers, either did not vote for a presidential candidate or voted for a third party candidate, and moderate/liberals. It remains now a huge challenge to bring Bernie supporters back into the Democratic fold [Read more…] about Resisting Trump