The 2017-2021 USA executive government, The White House, is fulfillment of the trajectory of USA society that Duke University's Rick Roderick described in 1993: "Self Under Siege" https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLA34681B9BE88F5AA
Alas, The People of the USA seem largely ignorant of these social theories - and Russia's President - Putin - is exploiting the widespread ignorance of psychology of media. Vladislav Surkov is a key educator to Putin on how to take advantage of the USA's media addiction and favoring of fast excitement in news (HyperReality news) over fact and truth. The current Previous White House has been was staffed with people who are contradictions to the long-term ideals of the American society - and such contradictions are a perfect psyche projection screen to manipulate the masses.
White House Hyper Real, White House Hyper Reality