A man with a funny haircut becomes the head of a nation by the demonization of non-Christian, non-white people. Sound familiar?
I understand that by now you’ve heard all the comparisons between Trump and Hitler. But better to repeat the comparisons than to repeat history. We all know how well the other authoritarian demagogue’s regime worked out. I’m not predicting Heir Trump will start occupying other countries or killing jewish people. Hopefully, the only empire Trump wants to build is his own business. He and his Republican allies will however cause the deaths of millions of (disproportionately non-white) citizens through the repeal of Obamacare and the privatization of Medicaid and Medicare. I do think it’s fair to say Trump’s closest advisers, Steve Bannon and Jefferson Beauregard Sessions are to say the least, white supremacy friendly. (more…)