Faris argues that nothing should be off the table at this point, as a United States under a couple more Republican administrations could quite easily ensure the devastation of human civilization through our unwillingness to address climate change.
In a recent article in Current Affairs called “Why Republicans are Impressive” Michael Kinnucan explains the Republican strategy and how they are able to win elections despite–and because of–extreme positions. He is absolutely right. It is impressive. It is also terrifying that this strategy has worked so well, but we should all be impressed.