Kavanaugh’s ascension to the court locks in a five-person majority for an extreme activist position.
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Trump deserves credit for renegotiating NAFTA, something his Democratic and Republican predecessors failed to do.
His stump speech is characteristically bombastic, filled with the exaggerations, insults and flat-out lies that people have come to expect.
Without vision, the Bible says, the people perish. Trump’s blind denial of the reality around us seems intent on demonstrating how true that is.
Last week, President Trump, in a rambling stump speech in Montana, bizarrely compared his oratory to that of Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, arguing (incorrectly) that Lincoln was “ridiculed” for the speech.
“He was excoriated by the fake news. … Fifty years after his death, they said it may have been the greatest speech ever made in America,” Trump noted. “I have a feeling that’s going to happen with us.”
The collusion is obvious.
Trump’s administration and Congress are weakening the advances of the Great Society, the Civil Rights Movement, and even pillars of the New Deal.
The motivation for Trump’s racism doesn’t matter. What matters is how we respond.
The most successful political strategy is to stand up forcefully for what is right.
Trump will make this election a test of what kind of country we are and what kind of country we want to live in.