"With congressional Republicans in the majority in Congress and unwilling to cross Donald Trump, the job of containing Trump’s incipient tyranny falls to three centers of independent power: the nation’s courts, its press, and a few state governments."
There is nothing untrue about the introductory sentence but attention to actual context is severely and even misleadingly blinkered.
We are facing the END OF AN ERA and the fractional reserve banking system, empire of corporations, nuclear and oil companies are kicking and screaming because they've run themselves into the wall.
Which of Trump's actions have been, are or will be in court? Standing Rock; communities resisting fracking and pipelines; EPA, BLM, you name it...
Trump's own business practices as well as his "communications" practices are virtual dog-whistles to any and all fraudsters caught with their pants down, flapping in the breeze, to unanimously invert, conflate, alternately overwhelm and recede in a pumping action. Strangely enough it is reminiscent of a heartbeat, though thoroughly lacking the essential and wise dimensions of an actual heartbeat.