Spoiler alert! It’s because the end is near!
Ed Kilgore @New York Magazine (9/13/16): “The most notable example of this tendency flows from an unlikely, wonky source: an essay in the Claremont Review of Books that has gone viral. The pseudonymous author compares America to 9/11’s Flight 93, and Trump supporters to the heroic passengers on that flight who had to take action not knowing what they’d do if they did get control of the plane: ‘2016 is the Flight 93 election: charge the cockpit or you die. You may die anyway. You—or the leader of your party—may make it into the cockpit and not know how to fly or land the plane. There are no guarantees.'”