Saturday, August 26, 2017

Quote of the Day

By pardoning Sheriff Arpaio, Trump has again made clear he will use the powers of the presidency to defend racism and discrimination.

Sen. Bernie Sanders
August 25, 2017

Related Off-site Links
Trump Pardons Former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Who Illegally Targeted Latinos – Ryan J. Reilly (The Huffington Post, August 25, 2017).
Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Is a Clear and Ugly Message to Hispanic Americans – Henry Grabar (Slate, August 25, 2017).
10 Disgusting Things Joe Arpaio Did as Sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona – Angela Helm (The Root, August 26, 2017).
The Year I Spent in Joe Arpaio’s Tent Jail Was Hell. He Should Never Walk Free – Francisco Chairez (The Washington Post, August 26, 2017).
"A Presidential Endorsement of Racism": Trump Harshly Criticized For Pardoning Sheriff Joe ArpaioDemocracy Now!, August 26, 2017).
"Law Is Dead in America": Presidential Pardon of Sheriff Joe Arpaio Widely Condemned – Jessica Corbett (Common Dreams, August 26, 2017).
Why Donald Trump Pardoned the Unpardonable Joe Arpaio – Lawrence Douglas (The Guardian, August 26, 2017).
Institutional Racism Is Trump’s GoalMillennial (August 26, 2017).
Trump’s Most Recent Shout to White Supremacists: I’m With You – Cecillia Wang (ACLU, August 24, 2017).
Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Is an Impeachable Offense – Frank Bowman (Slate, August 26, 2017).
What Trump Has Undone – Philip Bump (The Washington Post, August 24, 2017).

UPDATE: Trump's Decision to Pardon Joe Arpaio Could Be a Crucial Piece of Evidence In the Russia Investigation – Sonam Sheth (Business Inside via Yahoo! News, August 27, 2017).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
Quote of the Day – August 16, 2017
Trump's America: Normalized White Supremacy and a Rising Tide of Racist Violence
2000+ Take to the Streets of Minneapolis to Express Solidarity with Immigrants and Refugees
In Charlottesville, the Face of Terrorism In the U.S.
On International Human Rights Day, Saying "No" to Donald Trump and His Fascist Agenda
Progressive Perspectives on the Election of Donald Trump as President
Election Eve Thoughts
Carrying It On
Progressive Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump
Trump's Playbook

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