America’s opposition to Nazism and fascism was only as good as the moment.
Jared Yates Sexton is an author and political correspondent who currently serves as an Associate Professor of Creative Writing at Georgia Southern University. His work has appeared in The New York Times, The New Republic, Politico, and elsewhere. His book The People Are Going To Rise Like The Waters Upon Your Shore: A Story of American Rage will be released by Counterpoint on August 15th.
They’ve excused his winking at neo-Nazis and his support of an accused child molester. Is there anything—anything—that would make Trump’s die-hards leave his personality cult?
The diehard Trump supporters aren't being fooled. The Moore voters aren't pinching their noses. A large portion of Americans actually agree with the hateful things these men spew.
The scene at Charlottesville on Friday and Saturday did not come as a shock to anybody who had attended Trump rallies during the 2016 campaign.
Donald Trump has effectively replaced Fox News as the center of information for Republicans.