The price for having dealt with Donald Trump at any level is everyone’s personal wreckage. In fact, he’s left human debris behind him for his entire adult life. It’s no surprise that his post-presidency is mired in the same rubble imposed on the nation the whole time he inhabited the executive mansion.
But it was the legislative mansion, so to speak, that was so badly damaged at the very end of his term. During his desperate reach for continued authoritarian power, he set off an invasion of his most fervent zombies, who marched to the Capitol building to his monotone but clearly understood orders to violently disrupt the certification of the presidential election.