President Donald Trump walks off the stage after he speaks at campaign rally in support of Sen. Luther Strange, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Huntsville, Ala. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Wrapped In The Flag, Trump Attacks Protests Emblematic Of American Freedom

Thanks to his “base’s” reflexive flag worship, Donald Trump was able to inflame an already fraught situation — bringing, as is his want, angry division and chaos in his wake, a chaos he apparently needs to thrive both personally and politically.