It hurts me so much to say this... Can we possibly elect the really rich (+competent) guy and get the psychopath out asap? Is it that simple? Sorry, but it's inevitable. If we wait another 4 years, the core progressive platform will be totally dead. Everything we want to do to keep this as a republic will be considered cool in 4-8 years. The general electorate is not ready for it just yet but their days are numbered.