Conspiracy fetishism provides invisible links between invisible partners in an invisible cabal. The GOP candidate gives credence to baseless fear every chance he gets.
Stephen Eric Bronner is a Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University. He is also director of global relations for its Center for the Study of Genocide and Human Rights and on the executive committee of the UNESCO Chair in Genocide Prevention.
The Neanderthals among us are adapting—they’re getting better at camouflaging their prejudices when they try to turn them into reality.