One of the most interesting aspects of political science is the notion of game theory. There are lots of famous examples, from mutually assured destruction through the prisoner’s dilemma.

The primary defining concern in US politics today is understanding the nature of the Trump administration, with those on the left under a constant, near daily terror that the Trump administration will cross an (undefinable) line into full-blown fascism.

As an aside, while Trump exhibits traits of a petty dictator, there is no political theory or underlying message to his approach. There…