THE ARC OF THE UNRAVELING.
Jason Willick, "The O.J. Trial Was a Preview of America Under Trump." Perhaps, although the four elements of the Simpson murder trial (identity politics, class, media, and Alan Dershowitz) were seasonal -- Kato Kaelin defining the celebrity circuit and all that, whilst a generation later those elements (now social justice warriors, deplorables, no gatekeepers, and Alan Dershowitz) are out of season. It's saecular winter, no longer saecular autumn.