"We are in the midst of an unprecedented national catastrophe. The catastrophe is not the pandemic, or an economic depression, or killer cops, or looted cities, or racial inequities. These are all too precedented. What’s unprecedented is that never before have we been led by a man who so completely inverts the spirit of Lincoln’s Second Inaugural Address: 'With malice toward all; with charity for none: eight words that encapsulate everything this president is, does and stands for.' What, does one learn by studying Trump’s utterances?The purpose of Trump’s presidency is to debase, first by debasing the currency of speech."