This chapter asks: how does the critical theorist Henry Giroux assess Donald Trump? Henry A. Giroux's (2019) book The Terror of the Unforeseen studies the contemporary negative dialectic of American capitalism and how this dialectic brought forth an authoritarian version of capitalism. The book analyses the conditions that have enabled and led to Donald Trump's rule, its consequences, and possible ways out. Giroux provides a realistic analysis that does not despair, but wants to make active hope that change is possible if it is collectively organised.