Trump is committed to racial antagonism. So, too, are the Squad in their own special way. Responsible voices are cowed. No one is going to intervene in this blood sport. And it's all gonna get so much worse.
A responsible political culture can withstand the actions of a few reckless provocateurs, even if one of those provocateurs is the president. But ours is not a responsible political culture, and things are going to get worse before they get better.
A superb piece from , predicting that Trump will get worse as the campaign season move forward.
It’s Going to Get so Much Worse: "Send her back." --
.: “The 2016 election cycle was a forsaken orgy of racial anxiety, political violence, spineless complacency, and depravity of a scale that was abnormal even for American politics. The 2020 election cycle will be worse.”
"A responsible political culture can withstand the actions of a few reckless provocateurs, even if one of those provocateurs is the president. But ours is not a responsible political culture, and things are going to get worse before they get better."
To paraphrase Marx, “History repeats itself. First time tragedy, second time worse.”
“Equally tragic is the fact that the Republican Party Trump represents is losing, or has already lost, the moral high ground in its efforts to call out Rep. Omar’s unveiled expressions of anti-Semitism for what they are,” ⁦⁩ writes
”The 2016 election cycle was a forsaken orgy of racial anxiety, political violence, spineless complacency, and depravity of a scale that was abnormal even for American politics. The 2020 election cycle will be worse.”
"It's Going to Get so Much Worse" My latest
It’s gonna get so much worse.
Noah Rothman warns us to buckle our seat belts---the coming 2020 election and campaign will be far worse than the one in 2016
"It’s a curious form of anti-racism that rejects individuality in favor of group identity based on immutable traits inherited at birth"