Trump wrote. “When somebody comes in, we must immediately, with no judges or court cases, bring them back from where they came. “Our system is a mockery to good immigration policy and law and order. Most children come without parents.” What America can't allow, in my opinion, is a gradual slide towards abandonment of the rule of law, and the setting up of an autocracy. Trump is a real and present danger to American democracy, and his stream of consciousness ramblings on Twitter reveal a way of thinking completely out of kilter with those of the checks-and-balances, separation of powers mentality which has preserved US democracy, just about, for two centuries.