Donald Trump is not my president.
Nor is he your president, even if you voted for him. The position he now holds is chief executive of the U.S. government and head of state. The people are not the government, and the state is not the country.
Consider some additional misconceptions that encourage submission to the state and tolerance of Trump.
Trump is not “the leader of the country,” and he will not “run the country.” Individuals make up a country, and they lead themselves and run their own lives.
He is not “the leader of the free world”; the job does not exist. In a free world, there will be no states and thus no president of the United States. In the meantime, the head of the only state that maintains an empire and engages in endless war, and aggressively steals liberty at home, is an unlikely candidate to lead anyone concerned with freedom. [click to continue…]