Trump and the Republicans are basically trying to take us back to the fifties, in ways that we may like or dislike.
A time when oil was king
A time with little or no concern for pollution, and no regulations.
A time when old white men held sway, when women and minorities had no voice, and "knew their place".
When we had an aggressive and muscular foreign policy, where what America said was law.
A time of huge growth economically, lead by manufacturing.
A time with almost no social safety net.
When the military was over half our budget.
A time when only sissies cared about the environment, or other species.
When segregation was the law, and homosexuality did not exist.
I believe we will simply have to live through this, and see what is left.
We will clearly do significant damage to vulnerable species, nations, and citizens who are deemed expendable.
Global climate change will be far less reversible by the time we decide, as a nation, whether this is what we want.