Very true Mitch but for the sake of not wanting to resort to clichés to answer the questions you pose, this piece more so highlights the motivated ignorance (not knowing and or not wanting to know) of the insensitive beliefs (beliefs that don’t change in spite of the evidence) that hold a contingent of the majority captive.
The answers apparently don’t get enough traction the way constructive criticisms do which can in certain instances act as a form of treatment. However, the symptoms surrounding Trumpism (a superbug, if you will) are inevitable and unfortunately can become resistant to the moral reasoning that would certainly cure the affliction of racism, bigotry, and patriarchal colonialism.
Trump is merely seen as the antihero resistance and therein lies the difficulties of dealing with such a rampant, pervasive, viral infection of hatred, resentment and authoritarianism.
What I have suggested in similitude should have convinced enough people to not vote for him, but it didn’t. What I calmly ruminate on should have reasonably caused at a minimum, a presidential rebuke and lead to an impeachment, but it does not. We know that Trump’s ultimate removal is as highly unlikely as it is of wiping out the occurrence of cancers. Kavanaugh’s confirmation is seen as just another form of this spread of cancer on society intent on destroying the democratic host of our government inflicting nothing but pain and discomfort on aspects of the civic body.
What is hoped for in treating such pestilence is to shrink that tumor come November with the midterm elections. Outside of that the protesting (though well intended) only appears to be inured to the realities of Trumpism with psychologically traumatic side effect.
Simply put the cause is quite often ignored and not believed to be the source of the Trump problem.
Mitch, I appreciate your constructive response and will repost your question for the broader reader audience.