russia does make an effort to heighten racial tension, though i don't think it has any measurable impact. racist people who buy into their stuff are already racist. but they did make fake black people twitter accounts to brag about looting and shooting cops which they could then point to on their right winger accounts as examples. same way that most antifa accounts are russian fakes posting absurd poo. most of the russian troll stuff belongs in the white culture thread, it's just stupid poo that gets idiots frothing. they're usually less effective than /pol/ at propaganda.
i completely agree with you about other administrations getting a pass for war crimes and crimes in general, and that's incredibly important, but it's just kind of a "take what you can get when you can get it" thing. i sure as hell want to see the gwb administration locked up. colin powell is another liberal darling like mccain who everyone loves now but sat in front of us lying to get us to war. but there's not a clear opportunity to go after him or anyone else. i'd like there to be, but there isn't. but there's one available for trump right now, like that's really the only reason. the opportunity is there, he's guilty of the crimes, so go after his ass.
i would like to think that after trump is gone he'll be effectively used as an albatross to drape over conservatives and vote them out. i don't trust democrats to actually do it, but that's my hope. after nixon was run out of office, the democrats got literally one term in office before another republican in reagan was elected to continue nixon's policies and cause more destruction than trump could even dream of.
it just comes down to hope i guess maybe. like i hope it helps the state of the country. i hope it stems the rise of fascism. i hope that all these proud boys and alt-right dipshits who are in their teens and twenties see the guy go to jail, see the actual proof that he did illegal poo, and just kinda stop. it's a pipe dream but i see it as kind of confirmation whether america is a decent country or not. war mongers and torturers and criminals of all description in the white house should have been that litmus test many times over, but this is more immediate because this involves an administration directly betraying the country to benefit another country, which is crammed full of the same kind of kleptocrats.