When you strip away the details, there’s not much to say about Trump

Trump is the cause Trump is a symptom
Trump is an authoritarian Gessen Frum, Levitsky & Ziblatt
Trump is incompetent Douthat Posner

I have another box-4 op-ed in the Washington Post here, and then something about secrecy and democracy in Foreign Policy, both published in the peaceful Friday evening slot when everyone has time to concentrate.