With the official certifications of the results in Arizona and Wisconsin, the 2020 presidential election is finally effectively over. President Trump may continue to contest the results in court, but with no case to press there’s no real chance that anything will change. We can finally move on and start thinking about the post-Trump era.
Or, you know, maybe not.
Whether or not Trump ultimately runs for president again in 2024, he’s not going anywhere. He has a nine-figure and still-growing “stop the steal” slush fund, an enormous base of support among rank-and file Republicans, and a bottomless appetite for attention.