Trump’s show trial is just the next step in a very American coup

Yes, a coup. Call it what it was. Ignore what the part of your mind that has been subconsciously conditioned to American exceptionalism says. Ignore the brainwashing that associates the words “America” and “democracy” and the idea of “rule of law”. Reject all that programming we’ve all been subjected too since we first watched television that tells us this kind of thing “just doesn’t happen here”. It does, and it is.