The conventional wisdom is that Trump cares only about pumping up the stock market as his path to re-election. That may be true, but I suspect something else is going on here. Trump craves the fawning admiration of his followers, but he would love it even more if they were risking their lives to show it.
I learned two lessons from Jonestown. One appears in chapter 9 of my book. The other was more personal and painful, and America may now be in the process of learning it 40 years too late.