Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Quote of the Day


Is it possible to debase the office of the presidency any lower? It is hard to imagine, but every time I think it can't get any worse, it does.

Susan Stabile
via Facebook
August 16, 2017





Related Off-site Links:
Off the Rails: Trump Holds Unhinged Press Conference, Defends White Supremacist/Neo-Nazi Violence in Charlottesville – Kerry Eleveld (The Daily Kos (August 15, 2017).
Defiant Trump Insists Anew: Blame Both Sides for Violence – German Lopez (Star Tribune, August 16, 2017).
Trump Bashes "Alt-left," Again Saying Two Sides to Blame in Charlottesville – Ashley Parker and David Nakamura (The Washington Post, August 16, 2017).
Donald Trump Has Been a Racist All His Life – And He Isn’t Going to Change After Charlottesville – Mehdi Hasan (The Washington Post, August 16, 2017).
The Viral Vice Documentary Was the Perfect Rebuke to Trump’s Charlottesville Remarks – Leon Neyfakh (Slate, August 17, 2017).
Trump Unfit to Be President? There’s a Fast Way to Get Rid of Him – S.V. Date (The Huffington Post, August 17, 2017).

UPDATES: The Failing Trump Presidency – The Editors (The New York Times, August 19, 2017).
In Phoenix, Trump Goes Off-Script in Hour-Long Public Meltdown – Maya Kosoff (Vanity Fair, August 22, 2017).
Trump Defends Charlottesville Responses, Omits Reference to "Many Sides" – Eric Bradner (CNN News, August 23, 2017).
Our Bigot In Chief Has Shown His True Colors – Sasha Abramsky (The Nation, August 23, 2017).
Trump's Phoenix Fiction: The President Revises History, Exaggerates Accomplishments and Makes False Claims – Eugene Kiely, Lori Robertson, Brooks Jackson, D'Angelo Gore and Vanessa Schipani (FactCheck.org, August 23, 2017).
"Shades of 1933 Germany": Trump's Hostile Phoenix Rally Prompts Third Reich Comparisons – Julia Conley (Common Dreams, August 23, 2017).
It’s Time to Take the Nazi-Trump Comparisons Seriously – Adil E. Shamoo and Bonnie Bricker (Common Dreams, August 23, 2017).
The Republican Party Is Enabling an Increasingly Dangerous Demagogue – James Fallows (The Atlantic, August 23, 2017).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
In Charlottesville, the Face of Terrorism In the U.S.
Trump's America: Normalized White Supremacy and a Rising Tide of Racist Violence
On International Human Rights Day, Saying "No" to Donald Trump and His Fascist Agenda
Progressive Perspectives on the Election of Donald Trump as President of the United States
Election Eve Thoughts
Carrying It On
Progressive Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump
Trump's Playbook
"Can the Klan!"


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