The mere presence of this document isn't the smoking gun everyone is making it out to be. Staffers create dumb and stupid presentations all the time - it's part of the job. Moreso when your boss is a crazy nutjob!

Now - if this was actually presented to Trump or if White House officials actually tried to implement this, then we have a problem! We also have a problem if the White House coordinated in anyway with the protesters. But, really, a PowerPoint on options to stay in power?

As it stands now, we have a thought experiment in how to undermine American democracy. Stupid, idiotic, self-destructive - absolutely. Proof of a grand conspiracy - hardly.

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