On this issue of the cult of Trumpism, Christian nationalism and American exceptionalism: how did we arrive at this point? Americans, and indeed people from all over the world, want to know what in the hell is going on, in these final days of Trump, the mad king who seems bent on destroying democracy even more so than he has done over the last four years of his presidency. Always a shatterer of norms — and indeed basic, common decency — Trump received a record number of votes in the 2020 election. According to…