Imagine the shock for the man who sought to help someone overcome an “overwhelming series of traumatic events” that involved a gun when his own son was accused of a massacre.
csdickey@simon_schama The father of the shooter is a mental health counselor. His mother is a registered nurse. But he saw himself fighting back against an immigrant “invasion” — the rhetoric of hate proved more powerful than his family’s commitment to healing.
Donald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal as an act of 'diplomatic vandalism' to spite his predecessor Barack Obama, according to British Ambassador Sir Kim Darroch.
csdickeyDonald Trump abandoned the Iran nuclear deal as an act of ‘diplomatic vandalism’ to spite his predecessor Barack Obama, Britain’s Ambassador to Washington wrote in a bombshell memo to Downing Street.
It is likely something Donald Trump’s alt-right supporters have not considered—his efforts to crack down on immigration would make Big Brother even more invasive.
csdickey@realDonaldTrump "Here’s an obvious fact: If you want to round up and deport 11 million men, women and children who entered the United States illegally, then the rest of us have to have a way to prove we are legal."
The president, born the year after the war ended, does not remember and probably does not want to know what brought it on or what it was fought to end.
csdickeyD-Day PostScript: Trump's core political support is based on money for the rich and emotions for the masses. His photo ops with the Brit royals strike a note with the first, his shout-outs for the heroes of Omaha Beach speak to the latter. thedailybeast.com/trumpists-are-…@thedailybeast
During a panel of discussion on Donald Trump’s United Kingdom sojourn, an MSNBC contributor said that many countries ignored his antics and that Europe in general considers the so-called leader of the free world “insane.” Speaking with AM Joy host...
csdickeyThe British sucked up to Trump during his visit even though the rest of Europe thinks he’s ‘insane’ - not quite the way I put it, but, okay.
Christopher Dickey reviews following books: A Walking Guide by Alan S Cowell; Charlie Johnson in the Flames by Michael Ignatieff; and A Sunday at the Pool in Kigali by Gil Courtemanche; drawing (M)
csdickey@ClaireBerlinski Hard not to despair in the face of so much evil, so many lies. But the strategy of the vicious and mendacious is always one of emotional attrition. And most often we lose, but still, we have to resist. @jimsciutto