|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.