I suppose the nicest thing that can be said is the reason it sounds absurd is because it is. England got her civil wars out of the way a few hundred years ago and the US is much the same. Both countries with stable borders in no small part due to geography.
People want to take selfies and gossip about how evil Trump is, the last thing they would ever want to do is fight and die over it.
Trump is the type of guy who finds his limits by testing them, that's all. There will be a few run ins with the judiciary which doesn't mean much of anything.
Trump is a political outsider within his own party, he has none of the required support from politicians or the military do pull off anything approaching a coup. Furthermore, none of his supporters elected him for that purpose either.
Finally, it's a reasonable argument to say he never really wanted to be President, so what makes you think he wants to be a despot as well? It's a stressful lifestyle, just ask Erdogan.
@Alstein, with the reference to deprogramming you may have given your masterful Orwellian trolling away.