I don’t paint a pretty picture here, but an attempt at realism is going to be much better than some kind of retreat into rosy delusion about the state of things. At the same time, we have no where else to go. We HAVE TO strive to make things work, be cooperative and loving towards each other and above all BE REAL. The Wheel of life turns and we don’t get off until our collective karmic ledger is cleared and we do what we came here to do.
This is a different Trump, version 2.0; but we’ll see if former version comes back. Trump the incumbent in 2024 will be much different from the outsider firebrand of 2016.