Republicans Desperate To Escape Trump Trap: “He Will Burn Us Down”

Barry Gander
7 min readMar 25
Trump is “quite likely a sociopath”.

As the guillotine of history slices down on Trump, its blade etched “first former president to face a criminal charge”, Republicans are warning their own followers not to take Trump’s appeals for violence seriously. In doing so they have tacitly acknowledged that January 6th was a deliberate and scary assault on democracy.

Barry Gander

A Canadian from Connecticut: 2 strikes against me! I'm a top writer, looking for the Meaning under the headlines. Follow me on Mastodon @Barry