. . . especially with the Republican Convention
now underway in Cleveland.
now underway in Cleveland.
Related Off-site Links:
The Most Extreme Republican Platform in Memory – The Editorial Board (New York Times, July, 18, 2016).
Republican Convention Opens with Donald Trump Using Jesus As Partisan Weapon – Chuck Currie (The Huffington Post, July 18, 2016).
G.O.P. Convention Day 1 Takeaways: Message is Clear, Doom is Near – Nicholas Confessore (New York Times, July 19, 2016).
Today’s RNC Theme is Actually "Make America Scared Again." – Emma Foehringer Merchant (New Republic, July 18, 2016).
50 Shockingly Extreme Right-Wing Proposals in the 2016 Republican Party Platform – Steven Rosenfeld (AlterNet, July 18, 2016).
Donald Trump: The Divider – Leo W. Gerard (The Huffington Post, July 18, 2016).
Trump 2016: The Three Shadows Haunting Cleveland – Richard Eskow (Common Dreams, July 18, 2016).
Republican Congressman Steve King Sets White Supremacist Tone in Cleveland – Robert Mackey (The Intercept, July 18, 2016).
On Race and Ethnicity, Trump Has Always Been a Divider – Michael D'Antonio (CNN, July 18, 2016).
Republican Delegates Ratify Anti-LGBT Platform – Chris Johnson (The Washington Blade, July 18, 2016).
Republican’s Support of Conversion Therapy for Gay People is a "Death Sentence" – Garrard Conley (Time, July 18, 2016).
G.O.P. Platform Proposes to Get Rid of National Parks and National Forests – Jenny Rowland (RSN (July 18, 2016).
G.O.P. Platform Calls for Elimination of Almost All Campaign Finance Laws – Jon Schwarz (The Intercept, July 19, 2016).
Cleveland: Protesters Gather to Denounce Trump at Republican national Convention – Dalia Hatuqa (Aljazeera, July 18, 2016).
MN Activists To Protest Trump’s Immigration Plans At RNC – CBS Minnesota, July 18, 2016).
The Long, Sad, Corrupted Devolution of the Republican Party, from Eisenhower to Donald Trump – Zaid Jilani (The Intercept, July 18, 2016).
Five Ways Donald Trump Perfectly Mirrors Hitler's Rise To Power – Adam Tod Brown (Cracked, October 1, 2015).
No, He’s Not Hitler. And Yet . . . – Justin E.H. Smith (The New York Times, June 4, 2016).
UPDATES: Trump and the Fascistization of America – Henry Giroux (The Real News, July 19, 2016).
Donald Trump and Backlash Culture: The RNC Represents a Futile Effort to Reverse Our Country’s Progress – Conor Lynch (Salon, July 20, 2016).
The Republican Party’s Anti-Gay Marriage Platform Puts It Way Out of Step With Most Americans – Ariel Edwards-Levy (The Huffington Post, July 20, 2016).
Paul Ryan's Calls for Eliminating Almost the Entire Federal Government – Dean Baker (Beat the Press via Common Dreams, July 20, 2016).
Why This Republican Convention is the Most Dangerous One Ever – David Corn (Mother Jones, July 20, 2016).
Republican Hatred of Hillary Clinton Has Taken a Harrowing Turn – Paul Waldman (The Week, July 20, 2016).
Neo Fascist Trump or Corporate Hawk Clinton are No Choice at All – Robert Scheer (The Real News Network, July 21, 2016).
See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
• Progressive Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump
• Hope, History, and Bernie Sanders
• Progressive Perspectives on Presumptive Democratic Presidential Nominee Hillary Clinton
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