See that house? We want it back. We do not want a Steve Bannon whispering in the ear of our president. We do not want a Pam Geller to be filling the president's head with anti-Islamic bile. We do not want someone who will tell us how wonderful things will be when he has paved the way for destruction in more ways than we can count. This is time sensitive. It is a priority.

New Yorker

Trump is a New Yorker. So is the magazine. Now it has published "How Trump Could Get Fired" and it is accessible via the tweet below. My own thesis has been that the most likely route to being Rid of Trump is for him to conclude to leave.

That accords with many aspects of his personality and offers him a chance to craft a departure on terms that will make him a winner in his own narcissistic mind. I shall get to this in future posts. Now to the thinking of The New Yorker.

The argument

The piece by Evan Osnos is almost an argument for why neither conventional route to removing a president will work in Trump's case. There is impeachment which can be instituted by a majority vote in the House and which requires evidence of high crimes and misdemeanors. And there is the 25th amendment which makes it possible for a president to be removed merely by being deemed unfit for service.

Osnos devotes much ink to Trump's deficiencies and challenges. His conclusion comes in a single paragraph toward the end.

One term stumbling

Osnois does not think Trump will be ousted. He believes the most likely outcome of Trump's unpopularity will be undramatic. He will "limp" through a single term and that will be it. This does not comport with my analysis and here is why.

One term stumbling is not Trump. Trump is at a visceral level a realist. He did not think he would win. When he knows he is cooked he leaves the heat behind.

The removal will be interactive

Trump's removal will be a symphonic event. It is already underway. It will happen just where Trump has always been, in the social media world.

It will be a matter of polls and records set and blow ups and temper tantrums. It will have explosive events. It will be a drama to end all dramas. If this is the truth we can simply await his exit. If it is merely a wish with no substance, then chalk it up as another failed thought about being rid of Trump. But is there any evidence to show that when faced with doom, Trump has not compounded things? Trump may not be ethical but he has an aesthetic side.

The GOP will not get rid of Trump which makes the conventional routes moot. Trump will get rid of Trump when the people drop the bottom out of the popularity ratings and when his circle starts to desert him.