Trump as a ‘grotesque inflation of the presidency’

There are many ways in which Trump is grotesque – bigot, ignoramus, grifter, liar, admirer of America’s adversaries — but it’s his authoritarian desires that makes these immoralities or errors dangerous to others. As all people are flawed, so in proportion a thirst for control carries risk to others; from those who are not flawed – but rather are malevolent – ordinary risk becomes ruin.

Conservative George Will discusses Trump’s grotesque – literally, repulsively ugly – ambition:

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