Trumpocrazy coming our way?
While there are some clear differences between Republicans and Democrats at the core, we can argue about whether we have a democracy or a republic, or whether there is any difference at all. That the Founding Fathers wanted us as far away from the old European monarchies as possible, should be no ground for much argument.
However, if Donald Trump really gets elected, despite efforts to redistribute electorates in some states with questionable results, we need a new term. What about “Trumpocrazy”?
You won’t find it in dictionaries yet, but “Trump” is defined as “an advantage involving surprise”, “Trump up” means “fabricate or invent … accusations, excuses, etc.”, while “Trumpery” is defined as “worthless finery, delusive, shallow”.
The latter part, “crazy” is defined as “insane or mad, foolish, extremely enthusiastic, unrestrained”.
Therefore, the term “Trumpocrazy” is introduced if the uniquely unqualified Donald Trump
should, heaven forbid, end up as our next President, – an unprecedented dent in our otherwise respectable