Since 2001, more than 250 black @CapitolPolice officers have sued the department, alleging racism. Says one, alluding to the inauguration, “Now you got to go to work on the 20th and stand next to someone who you don’t even know if they have your back.”
See where this notes the Pentagon’s history of downplaying white nationalism and extremism immediately prior to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs saying, “These people are not representative of our country’s military.” Seems a bit premature to say that, no?
American exceptionalism is an intoxicant. The 1776 Commission was precisely the insult to our intelligence that we expected, but this document does serve as a fitting coda for the most overtly extremist and supremacist administration in recent memory.
What is there left to say about an presidency that, in its last spitting breaths, does this? A nine-year-old boy with a valid visa, separated from his older brother, then incarcerated. As the Trump era triage begins, think of kids like Vladimir Fardin.
An entire island full of Americans in Puerto Rico are without power right now, and @POTUS is cursing out NFL players at his campaign rally.
All these folks worried about erasing history when the Confederate statues come down will be thrilled to learn about the existence of books.
He never called the white supremacists who terrorized Charlottesville “sons of bitches,” did he? Some of them got to be “very fine people.”