Sunday, September 27, 2020

Rep. Ilhan Omar Responds to President Trump’s Authoritarian Threats

Related Off-site Links:
Trump Won't Commit to Peaceful Transfer of PowerBBC World News (September 24, 2020).
Ilhan Omar Interview: Trump Is a Racist Tyrant – But America Is Strong Enough to Survive His Presidency – Richard Hall (Independent, September 17, 2020).
Rep. Ilhan Omar on Trump's Racist Attack: “He Spreads the Disease of Hate” – Veronica Stracqualursi (CNN News, September 23, 2020).
Trump Is an Authoritarian. So Are Millions of Americans – Matthew C. MacWilliams (Politico, September 23, 2020).
“The Election That Could Break America”: Inside How Trump and the Republican Party Could Steal the VoteDemocracy Now! (September 25, 2020).
Bernie Sanders Has Given Us a Tool Kit for Defending Against Trump’s Threat to Democracy – John Nichols (The Nation, September 25, 2020).
“This Is How You Normalize a Madman”: Scholars and Press Watchdogs Call on Corporate Media to Treat Trump Like the Authoritarian Threat He IsCommon Dreams, September 25, 2020).
We Are Well Past Warning Shots – Dan Rather (News and Guts, September 24, 2020).
Trump Wants to Steal the Election. Only We Can Stop Him – Eric Blanc (Jacobin, September 24, 2020).
Trump’s “Anarchist Jurisdictions” Are a Dangerous Ploy to Crush Dissent – Kim Kelly (NBC News, September 22, 2020).
Historians and Election Experts Warn Trump Is Behaving Like Mussolini and Despots That the U.S. Usually Condemns – John Haltiwanger (Business Insider, September 25, 2020).
Donald Trump vs Democracy: President’s Attacks on the 2020 Election Explained – Richard Hall (Independent, September 23, 2020).
Journalists Need to Be Clear About a Clear Threat to Democracy – Joshua Cho (FAIR, September 15, 2020).
Trump Endorses Extrajudicial Executions: Killing of Antifa Suspect Was “Retribution” – Daniel Politi (Slate, September 13, 2020).
Roger Stone Calls for Trump to Declare "Martial Law" If He Loses the Election – and Order Arrests of Mark Zuckerberg, Tim Cook, and the Clintons – Tom Porter (Business Insider, September 13, 2020).
When Good People Don’t Act, Evil Reigns – Charles M. Blow (The New York Times, September 13, 2020).
This Election Is a Referendum on Who Is Allowed to Break the Law – Nathan Schneider (America, September 11, 2020).
Trump Would Choose Ending U.S. Democracy Over Going to Prison – Jake Thomas (The Intellectualist, July 17, 2020).

See also the previous Wild Reed posts:
Fascism Is Upon Us
“We Have an Emergency On Our Hands”: Marianne Williamson On the “Freefall” of American Democracy
The “Freefall” Continues
Eight Leading Progressive Voices on Why They’re Voting for Biden
“The Republican Party Has Now Made It Official: They Are a Cult”
Trump's Playbook
Progressive Perspectives on the Rise of Donald Trump
Progressive Perspectives on the Election of Donald Trump
On International Human Rights Day, Saying “No” to Donald Trump and His Fascist Agenda
Trump's America: Normalized White Supremacy and a Rising Tide of Racist Violence
Global Condemnation for Trump's Latest Ignorant and Racist Comments
Quotes of Note Regarding the Impeachment of President Trump
Quotes of Note Regarding the Senate’s Impeachment Trial of President Trump
Progressive Perspectives on Corruption in U.S. Politics

For more of Rep. Ilhan Omar at The Wild Reed, see:
Quote of the Day: Ilhan Omar – 8/11/20
Ricardo Levins Morales on the “Deepest Political Fault Line” Separating Democrats Ilhan Omar and Antone Melton-Meaux
To Whom the Future of America Belongs
Ilhan Omar: Quote of the Day – 4/13/19
Ilhan Omar: Stepping Into Her Power
Juan Cole: Quote of the Day – 2/11/19
Progressive Perspectives on the Ilhan Omar “Controversy”
Ilhan Omar on The Daily Show

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