On part one, veteran sports writer Robert Lipsyte shares his valuable and unique insights into the Kavanaugh/Trump “frat boys win” dynamic. The power of the pack: it’s there on sports teams, gangs, and nationalism. And on part two, writer Teri Kanefield shares her insights into why so many blindly believe Trump’s obvious lies. There is the basic fascist need to undermine the truth. Formerly agreed upon laws must be torpedoed for a dictator to get away with his actions. There is reassurance in believing simple lies instead of more complicated truths. And it’s all very dangerous to democracy.