It is a radical document, designed to foment passion and revolution. And indeed, there are parallels.
- But when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such government, and to provide new guards for their future security.
- a history of repeated injuries and usurpations, all having in direct object the establishment of an absolute tyranny over these states
- his invasions on the rights of the people
- He has endeavored to prevent the population of these states; for that purpose obstructing the laws for naturalization of foreigners; refusing to pass others to encourage their migration hither, and raising the conditions of new appropriations of lands.
- He has made judges dependent on his will alone, for the tenure of their offices, and the amount and payment of their salaries. (cf: The Koch Brothers' attempts to get rid of the blue slip rule)
- giving his assent to their acts of pretended legislation
- He has excited domestic insurrections amongst us
- A prince, whose character is thus marked by every act which may define a tyrant, is unfit to be the ruler of a free people.
Plus there's the mental illness. But Georgie, unlike Trump, had one wife and no mistresses and was by all accounts both thrifty and pious. Not a big brain, and a weak leader, but still in some ways better than what we've got.