Every single member of the Republican caucus in the US Congress and every member of the Republican caucus in the United States Senate took an oath to defend the Constitution against all enemies foreign and domestic.
Defense of the constitution is so important that these public servants are required to swear an oath to defend it even before taking office.
These public officers, most of whom call themselves Christians, take the oath by swearing on a Bible.
Yet, like the unanimous Republican response to the Trump impeachment in the house, Senate Republicans will treacherously abdicate their most sacred duty in defense of the constitution, and give total fealty, to arguably the most corrupt and degenerate President in American history.
Suggesting that Donald Trump is arguably the most dangerous and degenerative occupier of the white house says a lot, because, most of that lot have been horrible characters.
The tragic irony is that, though Donald Trump and his white base would rather have a dictatorship than an open pluralistic society, (according to polling), he will not be president forever.
Eventually, there will be a Democrat in the White House, Democrats will control the Senate, maybe even the House and Senate while holding the white house.
The Democrat in the White House could and may use what Donald Trump is allowed to get away with as a precedent for pushing the envelope.
Republicans may think they will be in the majority forever, but the damage they are doing to the Republic is not just for Trump to get away with high crimes and misdemeanors, it is for all future presidents, Democrats, and Republicans.
Worse yet, the two parties are so far apart ideologically, there is next to no chance they will come together to legislate and codify into law, best practices which stipulates how a president shall behave.
Someone argued a few days ago these are old white men who are living in the now. They care nothing about what happens when they are gone, they say.
I agree somewhat, but I also believe they see Donald Trump as the best thing for white entitlement, white identity, white supremacy, and their fraudulent white grievances.
The Republican base certainly thinks so. That explains the absolute fear congressional representatives and senators in the Republican Party have of opening their mouths to say anything which could remotely be construed to be in disagreement with Trump.
The TV talking heads, and the pundits claim that Trump’s support comes from people who are economically anxious. They are blatantly lying to the public.
These people are always economically anxious, whenever the factories in their midwestern towns and suburbs close they blame everyone. Immigrants, Blacks, Muslims, foreigners, and everyone in-between, become their enemy of choice.
As long as Trump hates people they do not like, he is safe with them. That well of antipathy has always been there to be exploited, it took a man as immoral, amoral and deeply corrupt as Donald Trump to exploit it.