You have to ignore a lot of U.S. history to believe that if we somehow banish Trump to the sidelines, the violence spawned by the far right will go with him.
Jared Yates Sexton is a political analyst, co-host of The Muckrake Podcast, and author of American Rule: How A Nation Conquered The World But Failed Its People.
The Fox News star broadcasts from Budapest this week, seemingly to sell his viewers on the Hungarian strongman’s depressingly familiar and deeply dangerous authoritarianism.
Fox News now “sucks,” election-denying Trumpkins say. And so it’s a race to the bottom for other outlets to appeal to an audience hoping to further remove themselves from reality.
America’s opposition to Nazism and fascism was only as good as the moment.
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.