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But in American history no one person has posed a serious threat of assuming the powers of a strongman until now, says Wehner.
Obviously, this former member of Republican administrations is very concerned. He is right to be concerned. Sadly, he offers little in the way of a solution for our national dilemma. And make no mistake it is a national emergency, not just one of the Republican Party. For Trump and his movement threaten to out-muscle the Republican Party itself.
There are solutions for our developing crisis. Completely delineating the steps in such a solution goes beyond the original intended purpose of this blog. However, what I can do is raise the alarm, and offer the best prescription for resolution in somewhat piecemeal fashion. At some later point perhaps I can help put the pieces together.
Meantime, the warning has been sounded. It is up to us, dear reader, to take the warning seriously -- and get busy shoring up the foundations of our democracy.
A Demagogue Threatens America