Donald Trump’s Tweets Were Malicious, and Republican Silence is Deafening
Trump is fully employing malice as a political strategy. It’s not clever. It’s not shrewd. It’s destructive and wrong.
Why is the GOP silent? Loyalty to the president must be absolute, or one risks a primary challenge. But that’s no excuse. Political leaders, the loyal GOP donor class, and the cultish rally Trumpists must stand up when malice is wielded as a weapon
Trump is fully employing malice as a political strategy. It’s not clever. It’s not shrewd. It’s destructive and wrong. Thoughts on this weekend’s racist tweet thread
More: There is something gross about a man who was too timid to face the draft during his generation’s war now presuming to define how Americans seek to reform their government. He is the last person to be the arbiter of patriotism or national loyalty.