|A stable genius time check|
Now, Americans see reality as “virtual” or with “show” appended. A leader is anyone famous; say a loud, flashy boar firing hapless underlings. “Reality” is ideally entertainment that projects our rage and contempt onto someone else.
Which is why Trump, an infamous serial swindler who gamed a corrupt system and benefited only himself, was enough. If the system is a sewer, Americans figure you obviously vote for the biggest turd.
...or a backstory, fable, relationship arc— make what you will of this pair and put it into words.
I’d do it for you, but that wouldn’t help. You need to work it out yourself; understand what you’re seeing and honestly say what it is.
It’s practically impossible to get it wrong, no matter what you come up with, as long as “cur,” “turd” and “Lindsey” feature in your description.