Andrey (azangru) wrote,

An alternative branch of history, which we didn't get a chance to witness, would be whether, had Trump won the last election, he would have also ended up pressing for vaccine passports and vaccine and mask mandates (after all, the man barely had any principles to speak of); and whether the intelligentsia would have accused him of dictatorial overreach and would have opposed the mandates much stronger as a matter of principle. That could have been fun to watch! Another question is whether he would have botched the Afghanistan withdrawal as clumsily; but the consequences of that are less intriguing that the consequences of the first question.

Thought of that after seeing a developer tweet the following:


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