A Pakistani-Born Business Consultant’s Warning August 30, 2020 But first, this warm-up: I Resigned from U.S. Government After My Own Leaders Began to Act Like the Autocrats I Analyzed. And now, for sure, no matter whatever else you have on for today: We Don’t Know How To Warn You Any Harder. Was it a “tell” when we learned Trump — not a big reader — kept a book of Hitler’s speeches by his bedside? A “tell” when we learned he gets on well with journalist-murdering autocrats? A “tell” when he adopted Stalin’s line that the press are “enemies of the people”? As much as most of us are already volunteering and contributing, I think we should consider doing even more. Worst case, we win by “too much.” But in the current circumstances, could that even be a thing?