Trump found the flaw in the American Death Star. It doesn’t know how to turn the cameras off, even when it’s filming its own demise.

That’s the inestimable Matt Taibbi, writing for Rolling Stone magazine. I could fill this entire post with similar bon mots from the article. Just read it. You’ll be entertained, certainly. But you’ll also be scared to death. Just consider the essay’s title:

How America Made Donald Trump Unstoppable

He’s no ordinary con man. He’s way above average — and the American political system is his easiest mark ever