Vichy Democrats, I've taken to calling them.

Centrists who think democracy is defined by its mechanics, not its people. Naturally, because their donor base is deeply invested in influencing the mechanics - the American selectorate.

They'll happily enact Jim Crow 2.0 if it means stabilizing the federal government. Just like after the Civil War.

Basic assumption going into 2024 is that GOP state legislatures in Arizona, Georgia, and Wisconsin throw the electoral college to Trump.

And the Centrists will be the first to say "it'll be okay, we'll get through this, just vote Democrat."

All they do is protect their effing brand. Which is why so many Americans distrust them and don't vote, despite the consequences.