This Was Never Going to End Well

‘Today you get to say I told you so.’

‘Today sir, I don’t want to…but I did bloody tell you.’” — Alfred Pennyworth

It is difficult to overestimate how pessimistic I felt about the prospect of a Donald Trump presidency when his candidacy caught fire in 2015. Taking into account his temperament, his incoherent and bizarre ideology, and his openly authoritarian instincts I thought him…