PressTV-‘Trump’s rise speaks to bankruptcy of US democracy’

The fact that a charlatan like Donald Trump could be elected to president of the United States is an indictment of the US political system, says Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest in international affairs. 

Etler, a former professor of Anthropology at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California, said in an interview with Press TV on Friday that by exacerbating global tensions Trump is accelerating the decline of the American Empire.

Professor Etler made the comments after the author of a new bombshell book about Trump’s first year in office has revealed that “one hundred percent” of those around the US president consider him “moron, idiot.” Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” went on sale on Friday.

“The rise of Trump to his preeminent position as president of the United States and leader of the so-called ‘Free World’ speaks more to the bankruptcy of US…

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