All that rage that Donald Trump carries within him will end up destroying him. It already has, in a way. What anger addicts do not get and can’t understand is that their anger is their true enemy. Things don’t usually end all that well for people such as Trump, people for whom anger is their only way of communicating.
Johnathan Alter appeared on MSNBC and made a rather startling prediction regarding the angry one. Alter was speaking with MSNBC host Ayman Mohyeldin. And he predicted Trump is on his way to house arrest.
Alter thinks this punishment is what Judge Chutkan will ultimately go with if Trump keeps up his verbal vomit. “It’s conceivable that Judge Chutkan, if he continues to violate the terms of his bail, he could be subjected to house arrest — that’s still possible.”
House arrest would be a special, rather exquisite, kind of torture for Donald Trump — and I could see this happening. Trump is like a particularly vulgar exhibit in a circus. He depends on oohs and ahs and lots of compliments and praise to soothe the angry beast within.
Were Donald to be put under house arrest, he would see a significant decline in all of that. No rallies. No parties. He’d be trapped — a vulgar exhibit in his own home — unable to move about freely or even leave that one place.
I imagine it would be sort of like being frozen in time. The world would move forward, but Trump would be at the mercy of the Judge — forced to stay locked within his abode, his voice taken away from rallies and other events.
I like this scenario; it would not surprise me if it happened. At any rate, SOMETHING is going to happen. This is because Donald Trump can’t do it. He will never be able to push aside the angry voices within him that call to him daily for even more rage, more explosive fire.
Leopards rarely change their spots. And for Trump, his weakness has always been found within him, his anger that clings to him like a vise. It’s relentless, and it leaves no room for mercy.
So yes, I believe in this scenario, and it would, in my opinion, be a delightful one because there would be a sort of sick and triumphant irony in seeing Trump a prisoner in the one place he thought he was safe — his own home.