“Prepare for malice; hope for incompetence.”
Zinger addresses some of the rebuttals to his “Trial Balloon For A Coup” article, namely the idea that we shouldn’t assume Trump is a criminal mastermind.
You don’t need to be brilliant to be a danger to democracy; quite literally, an idiot could do it.
He also points out that it’s entirely possible for Trump to be both malicious and incompetent.
The opening quote is a tweet from @nomikkh, and is seemingly good advice moving forward, basically restating the old adage: “Hope for the best and prepare for there worst.”