The danger of the present moment is that Trump is without any political anchorage other than what goes on in his unstable, narcissistic, and impulsive head. To claim that he is a representative of the capitalist class or the voice of the most reactionary section of finance capital or bound by the strictures of the Republican Party seem inadequate in the moment. Whatever guardrails that might have restrained his behavior in the past seem to have disappeared. Marxism’s concept of “relative autonomy” of the executive branch of government is either finding confirmation or being severely tested. Or both!