YOUR DAILY DYSTOPIA | 2017.02.28

These authoritarian times we’re inching towards have gotten popular vote loser and aspiring dictator Donald Трамп historic low-approval ratings, and a strong desire to speak with friendly outlets. This morning, Трамп spoke with Fox News this morning to unite the country, and assuage the fears of his political opponents that he plans to install himself as a dictator for life. Ah, who are we kidding? Трамп actually said a lot of pretty horrible stuff in the interview, including this gem, that the US is becoming a ‘one party system.’

“If you look at what’s been going on with the Democrats, the party, it’s getting smaller and smaller. We’re soon going to have a one party system,” said Трамп during the interview.

Anonymous White House sources are unsure about whether Трамп’s comment about the U.S. becoming a one-party system is a threat or a promise.

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Popular vote loser and aspiring dictator Donald Трамп, in the same Fox interview, also gave himself a grade for his efforts, saying he gets an A for achievements.

“In terms of achievement, I think I’d give myself an A. Because I think I’ve done great things — I and my people, but I don’t think we’ve explained it well enough to the American public. I think I give myself an A in terms of what I’ve actually done,” Трамп said in the same Fox News’ “Fox and Friends” interview.

No word yet on when Трамп plans to award himself a special Presidential ‘Participation Trophy.’

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Speaking of lunatics, the growing scandal around Russian interference in the 2016 presidential campaign and continued contacts with Russian agents has people in Congress spooked! House Speaker Paul Ryan was recently at a breakfast with reporters and other journalists this morning, as they all prepared for a special address to Congress by Popular vote loser and aspiring dictator Donald Трамп. Ryan said that he’s seen no evidence of contacts between Russia and the Трамп regime.

“No one has ever showed us any evidence that any collusion had occurred between an American involved with the political system and the Russians,” Ryan said at the breakfast.

When shown transcripts of the phone calls that Трамп’s former National Security Advisor for less than a month, General Michael Flynn, had made with Russia, Ryan shut his eyes and said, “LALALALALALALALA!” while away from reporters.

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It’s okay if you’re feeling freaked out. I’m freaked out. That’s not weakness. That’s having open eyes right now. Like, this special address to Congress tonight? That’s new. There’s a lot that’s new right now. The folks I worry about, both among the people I know and the people I don’t, are the ones trying to convince themselves and other people that this is all normal. Or, to find an, “angle of normal,” in all of this. “Oh, that’s just politics.” Seriously, an Indian man was murdered by a guy in Kansas because the guy thought the Indian man was “middle eastern or Iranian.” ANOTHER Jewish cemetery had its headstones destroyed. And, oh yeah, another 20 synagogues received bomb threats.

If you aren’t freaked out, or you’re surrounded by people who aren’t freaked out? Take caution around those folks. They’re the types who, if a ship was sinking, might stand in place. That’s the most common reaction to crisis that people have, to stand in place.

Me? I want to save the ship. How about you?

Have you done your part today? If not, take a moment to decide what to do, how you can help, and pitch in! Maybe pitching in for you means telling me I’m dumb, go for it! Whatever it is, make your time count!

Donald Trump says US is becoming a ‘one party system’
http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/donald-trump-us-congress-address-republicans-democrats-one-party-system-a7603521.html

Donald Trump gives himself C grade for messaging, A in achievement
http://www.cnn.com/2017/02/28/politics/donald-trump-grade-c-a/index.html

Ryan: Shown No Evidence That Any Americans Colluded With Russia During Campaign
http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/donald-trump/ryan-shown-no-evidence-any-americans-colluded-russia-during-campaign-n726691