It is good that there are Republicans and others in the small coalition of #NeverTrump conservatives. But criticizing Trump and/or leaving the Republican Party is insufficient. Never Trumpers and others must do much more to repent. My new .@salon

salon.com/2018/07/30/rep…
Many anti-Trump Republicans are concerned about Trump's fascism and other rule breaking. But they are also worried about how history will remember them now. All Republicans and conservatives must be held accountable for how they helped to birth Trumpism's evil. This took decades.
In essence, the #NeverTrump Republicans who now stand against Trump and his movement watered the roots of the tree for years and are now aghast at how it gobbles up innocent passers-by like a monster in a children’s fairytale.
To find some modest amount of salvation, Republicans who truly want to do the right thing for a country they claim to love must renounce their party and leave it behind, while working to repair the damage that Donald Trump and his supporters have done.
@RadioFreeTom @RWPUSA @SteveSchmidtSES Remaining a Republican and being a patriotic American are now mutually exclusive.

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Aug 24, 2018
Donald Trump is America's Racist-in-Chief. He is literally fulfilling a white supremacist wish list. Trump's most recent gift? Tweeting about "white genocide" in South Africa. My new .@salon

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Donald Trump's White House is a den and hive of racists and others who are aligned with or sympathetic to so-called "white nationalists". Speech writer Darren Beattie is but one such example. My new .@salon

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Stephen Miller, Michael Anton, Steve Bannon, Jeff Session, and yes the king of the cabal, Donald Trump have shown through their actions, words, and policies that they are racists in league with and doing the work of a much larger white supremacist ideology and movement.
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Will there be violence between Republicans and Democrats in Trump's broken America? Political parties are increasingly like sports teams. The Trumpists and other Republicans are soccer hooligans. My new .@salon

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.@DouthatNYT wants to imagine a post Donald Trump "white strategy" Republican Party. Not possible. The Republican Party is the country's largest white identity organization. Conservatism and racism are now fully one and the same thing. My .@salon

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James Baldwin can teach us a great deal about Donald Trump's racism towards .@KingJames .@teamlebron and .@donlemon and other black Americans. My new essay .@salon

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James Baldwin explained this in The Fire Next Time. This envy and jealousy also helps to explain Donald Trump's unholy and bizarre obsession with President Barack Obama.
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Historian Richard Frankel is the guest on this week's episode of The Chauncey DeVega Show. He and I discuss why we must look evil in its eyes and compare the rise of Hitler to what Donald Trump is doing to America and the world.

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As professor Frankel warns, if we keep debating if Trump is a fascist and how he may or may not be like Hitler and other authoritarian evildoers it will be too late to do anything to stop him.
Professor Frankel also reminds us that it is not just the leader who is dangerous but the everyday people, the "good Germans" in America who will do Trump's bidding.
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