Margaret Mitchell’s classic novel Gone With The Wind ostensibly describes a world “gone” away since the 1800s. But the attitudes she describes are still around today.
January 20th: the day the Trumptanic hits the iceberg.
Not in MAGA-world, however. The fantastical among Trump’s devotees still believe that Trump’s long-awaited plan will unfold to keep him President. Even after Biden is inaugurated, some will hold on to the belief that Trump will rise again, Christlike, to restore order. Others have adjusted to reality with varying degrees of resignation, anger, and strangely, self-deprecating irony.
This is a disturbing inside look at the Trump supporter echo chamber.