The concept of a centrally ordered world relies a good deal on the ability to control, which in part relies leadership and the willingness of society to cooperate. So what happens when the executive is self-absorbed, controversial and weak, and is ineffective with the established apparatus of control?

For someone like me, on the edge of anarcho-capitalism philosophically and a sometime 10th Amendment Center donor and the whole is all about the sum of its individual parts, the implication of a weak and controversial Trump administration is hard to miss. A world with less centralized control and authority of the individual states is more dominant with the Feds nibbling around the edges by default is probably the closest to the preferred utopia ever.

Without a doubt, it comes with a certain amount of risk because a large portion of congressional power has been delegated to the executive and the freedom resulting from executive default on that power, either by design or negligence, isn’t the outcome of a political consensus toward liberty, and is more or less up left in the air.

Putting some thought toward how hard it might be to put the bridle of centralized control back on society once we get used to doing nearly what we please while states are doubtfully ready for this, it might be worth noting that Trump is doing considerable and probably long-lasting damage to the notions of central planning and social engineering.

Lots of people criticize and attack Trump for his inability to control in some instances and declining to do so in others, but I think it’s simply grand.

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