If there’s a silver lining to be found in Trump’s presidency — and for the record, there isn’t because, Jesus Christ, what a hellhole — it’s that Republicans are absolutely going to town on saying the quiet parts out loud. I’m talking they’re out here literally calling for a dictatorship because apparently freedom and democracy is nice, but there’s just a few too many gays and Mexicans for their liking.
Trump supporter: "Never in my life did I think I'd like to see a dictator, but if there's going to be one, I want it to be trump"— Molly (@MsMollyRachael) March 18, 2019
Yes. You heard that right.
Just when you think they can't get anymore terrible.. pic.twitter.com/qYpOsL4Ncg
What I love most about this clip is that it comes on the heels of the Extremely Online Left hurling the term “bootlicker” at anyone who dared to suggest that maybe Chelsea Clinton didn’t deserve to be accosted at a prayer vigil for… *checks notes*… having a constructive online exchange with Ilhan Omar that ended amicably. Apparently, not screaming “Bulls on Parade” at anyone slightly to the right of Bernie is how you get fascism, which is an incredible, galaxy-brain position to take while an actual fascist sits in the White House with the full-throated endorsement of the Republican Party. But, please, tell me more about how not dunking on Chelsea Clinton is just as bad, if not worse. God, I hate Twitter so much.
Anyway, enough about my love of axe-grinding. In a vacuum, this recent call for a Trump dictatorship would be terrifying on its own. But because we live in a timeline forged from Satan’s taint, this public request for authoritarianism naturally follows Trump threatening violence if he’s impeached, voted out of office, or however you want to read these ominous AF remarks to Breitbart.
“You know, the left plays a tougher game, it’s very funny. I actually think that the people on the right are tougher, but they don’t play it tougher. Okay? I can tell you I have the support of the police, the support of the military, the support of the Bikers for Trump - I have the tough people, but they don’t play it tough — until they go to a certain point, and then it would be very bad, very bad.
So the reaction you’re looking for right now is mother of shit. That’s the President of the United States not being subtle at all about unleashing state-sanctioned violence, plus bikers, if his will is not imposed. But, again, let’s all freak out about Chelsea Clinton… let’s see here… supporting an inclusive interfaith organization that she started in college. Goddammit.
At this point, you’re probably thinking, “Jesus Christ, is Donald Trump trying to start a Civil War?” Yes. Yes, he is! And like the shit-lemmings they are, Republicans aren’t even batting an eye. Case in point, Steve King literally tweeted about civil war because subtlety is for cucks.
Iowa Congressman Steve King is fanning the flames for an American Civil war. He seems to suggest that Republicans have all the bullets so they will kill Democrats?— WomenAgainstGunViol (@WAGV) March 19, 2019
He's also said he didn't see why the terms "White supremacist" and "White nationalist" were considered offensive. pic.twitter.com/A5FiCIDMJB
And here’s Fox News telling viewers to stock up on AR-15s in case Trump is voted out of office.
Fox host Pete Hegseth tells viewers to stock up on AR-15s: "Go out and get your second AR-15 today. Maybe it's a good reason to do so." pic.twitter.com/YUjC4USzrA— Media Matters (@mmfa) March 17, 2019
What the hell happened that these people have such a slavish devotion to one politician? Seriously, how fucked do you have to be that you only want one specific guy as president or else you’ll rip the whole goddamn country apart? That is the textbook definition of zealotry, which fortunately only occurs with batshit conservatives, amirite?
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