People will continue to vote for the party that will strip them of their health care as long as it promises to turn back the clock and "Make America White Again."
If we are now a failed country, it is not because we have a failed presidency, although we do. It is because we are a failed people.
To an inordinate degree, Donald Trump’s is a perceptual presidency—one in which appearances are everything, and policies are subordinate to the perception of presidential action.
We are not barreling toward fascism under Donald Trump—that would require a program and unity of purpose.
Look in the mirror, America.
The media must not excuse racism, misogyny, nativism, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia because we think Trump voters have legitimate gripes.
This deception will exist as long as we "stay in our place." Once we call out power for what it is, once we resist, the chimera will vanish. The iron fist of history's most sophisticated security and surveillance apparatus will assert itself with a terrifying fury.
When male trolls bully their way onto social media and into our elections, who you gonna call?
Rather than creating a community, the internet and social media have divided and disengaged us and set our politics adrift.
The winning candidate may be the one who most successfully stirs the public's mistrust of journalists and journalism.