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FBI Deputy Assistant Director Peter Strzok prior to testifying on Capitol Hill, July 12, 2018.

Never before in the history of the presidency had a commander-in-chief earned the antipathy of so many — and lived to tell the tale.

Symmetry is what Americans believe leads to mutual respect and, with it, stability and peace. Asymmetry leads only to pent-up anger, contempt, frustration, furor — and conflict.

International disequilibrium in trade, religious freedoms, immigration — plenty of Americans are fed up.

History is replete with leaders who wish to perpetuate the status quo and to manage supposed permanent decline, but less frequently witnesses a few successful “great again” reformers.

Does ‘Make X Great Again’ Ever Happen in History?

In this conflict, one side believes it is not only not fair but also not allowable that it lacks the necessary power to make us all equal — but equal only in the eyes of a self-anointed elite.

Destroying the Constitution and seeking state-mandated equality of result.