The best way to grasp the magnitude of what we’re seeing is to look for precedents abroad.
— Read on www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/06/how-regime-change-happens/612739/

Humpty Trumpty had a great fall, and the pieces couldn’t be reassembled, not even with Crazy Glue. As goes the lackeys, so goes the leader, after isolation becomes a nightmare.