- Nov 2015
I assume someone has already shared this.
President Trump apparently likes to toy with the Constitution. In a tweetstorm on Thursday, Trump spun from touting that day's White House social media summit to providing some nicknames for 2020 Democrats. But in between, he made at least his sixth joke about staying in office for a few extra...theweek.com
And who could forget Bush 43's classic quote about dictatorship being ok as long as he's the dictator?
Republicans are much more publicly war-oriented than Democrats. (Which isn't to say that Democrats don't wage wars, but Republicans tend to stroke their own egos about their wars much more than Democrats do.) And I think getting drunk on war powers makes this fantasy of being dictator for life much more appealing.
If one were to compare the US political system to a dystopian society divided into distinct factions based on how many wars they have started, an interesting outcome rebuking conventional perceptions would have been observed.