I would like to believe there’s something in trump’s natal chart and the transits to it that portends the end off his administration before the 2020 election. I would like to see some massive explosion to his chart, something that forever removes it – and him – from our collective awareness. I’ve looked for these indicators before and have pinpointed dates and events that approached and passed without much impact to his chart or to him. He really is the teflon guy. Regardless off what outrageous thing he says or does, his approval rating remains slightly above 40 percent.
This figure comes from 538, whose statistics I trust most of the time. Today, July 28, they have his approval rating at 42.5 percent, an average based on various polls you can see at their website. As of 2018, the population of the U.S. was 327.2 million. That means that more than 140 million people in this country approve of trump. Granted, not all of them vote, but honestly, if that number is anywhere near right, what country do I live in?
Do these 140 million people think it’s okay for children to be held at the border in cages, without proper food, without a toothbrush or soap, some of them so young they have other children taking care of them? Do these people believe it’s fine to have a liar, racist and mysoginist for president? This man’s administration has raised the deficit to 3 TRILLION (so much for Republican fiscal conservatism), has trashed health care, denies that climate change is real, appointed every swamp monster to his cabinet, many of whom have been removed due to ethical violations and outright crimes, and has created chaos in world markets.
These 140 million plus Americans have been conned by the biggest con man of all times.
I used to think trump was just stupid. I still think that, but even stupid people have strengths and his are TV and Twitter. The Apprentice made You’re fired a kind of meme. His Twitter rants are daily news. He has his enablers, too, Mitch McConnell, who just blocked two bills in the senate concerning election security, and most of the Republicans in the senate. And of course he has his behind-the-scenes enablers – Putin, the Saudis.
I think what we’re seeing is the old paradigm rearing up and declaring that it won’t go out with a whimper, that white men must always rule, that women and their bodies must be commandeered by these white man, and that they’re jamming the courts at ever level with their brethren to make sure they’ve got the three branches of government in their pockets.
Democracy is headed toward an Apocalypse, a type of government that has horrifying parallels to Fascism, but which may be some new type of nightmare that surpasses anything adolf envisioned. And the Democrats are dragging their collective feet about impeachment because they know the senate won’t convict.
But so what? At least get the process going so we can see everything that’s been hidden.
If internment camps like what we now have at the borders are in the future for the more than 157 million who disapprove of trump, then we deserve to know that so that we can make alternate plans for our own futures. In fact, many of us are already making those plans. What are yours?