this framing of this headline is redolent of so much of cosmopolitan America's engagement with Trumpism.
“Social attitudes are becoming more and more extreme, too. Nationalism and fascism have resurged around the globe. America was wrecked by Trumpism. Britain destroyed its own future with Brexit. India turned to Modi, who blamed Muslims for all their woes.”
There are no by-standers in America today. You either are actively fighting to save the country from Trump and Trumpism or you are supporting both either directly or via your passivity in the face of their racism, misogyny, nativism, religious intolerance, corruption and abuses.
I was at Steve Bannon’s rooftop Election Night party when reality started to set in—then I got dramatically kicked out. On failed prophecy, cognitive dissonance, and the future of Trumpism in America:
Please stop what you're doing and read this story. Violent, armed, right wing groups are popping up to fight civil rights protesters all around the country. Their violence is fueled by Trump lies and a hallmark of Trumpism. This is his America.