Chris Hedges is one of the savviest, most perceptive, most insightful writers about public affairs. In mid-December 2018 he wrote the following article, which lambastes Trump in our age when the fake, the fraudulent, the fabricated and the theatrical supplant reality.
Trump is a “confidence man” who has lied and cheated all his life. His ignorance and narcissism endanger our nation. But many Americans are WILLING TO BE FOOLED while Trump entertains them. This actually hurts people and it is hurting our nation. This article is full of information and insights: