The Red Lights Are Flashing
We are way past a constitutional crisis. I didn’t expect Trump to be removed from office but the impeachment trial, if you want to call it that, put the country at DEFCON 1, as a democracy. DEFCON stands for Defense (DEF) readiness Condition (CON). DEFCON 5 is the normal peacetime condition and DEFCON 1 is when we are on the brink of war, like nuclear war.