Their goal is to maximize their power and profit.
They accomplish that by making ignorant people believe that "their government" is working against them.
Short phrases and themes manipulate ignorant people. Racial hatred and bigotry disguised as being religious freedom exploit them. The Donald Trump administration and Republican Party have institutionalized this strategy. You can read it in their party platform. You can watch it in their behavior.
The majority of Americans must not only resist but must retake power and control of government by all legal means. No day goes by under the present regime that is acceptable. They are anti-Americans who have effectively taken over, for a low moment in the nation's history.
Read more: How to Select and American President by James A. George and James A. Rodger (c) 2017 Archway Publishing