The startling antitheses between the presidency of Obama then to the presidency of Trump now is glaringly a reactive turn towards pseudo-intellectualism.
The mistrust and the disdain towards a proven standard understanding and a basic degree of reasoning represents such an impractical and dangerous contempt for deliberation and judgment. As Violet points out too they are not even attempting to remedy these shortcomings.
What is consistent though is the specious rationale being spewed based on a strong irrational dislike for the predecessor and a nonsensical gender bias towards the opposition. All of which is inconsequential to the issues at hand and has nothing to do with competence.
I am baffled as to how they are unaware and unaffected by the ensuing embarrassment that follows this awkward self-defeating conjecture as seen in your example Caleb, and simply as witnessed by the actions of the White House in under 100 days.
The sum of uninformed emotions is exhausting, stressful and really depressing.