Why Trump Causes this American to Despair

How did America get here? Are you watching the same live TV I’m watching?

Author wants to find serenity in Pembrokeshire, Wales — author photo

Here’s an easy way for you to assess my politics: I have never voted for a sitting president.* I wasn’t eligible to vote for him the year Jimmy Carter took office. I’ve been a fan of his since 1977. In my first election, when Ronald Reagan ran against Carter and won, I…