Fight, squabble, innuendo, intra-species bigotry, wild claims, call to arms. It all seems so big, until you look up. Look up. Wolf-Rayet nebula in the constellation Carina, thirty-thousand light years away, courtesy of NASA: Thanks for the perspective, NASA.
When people compare Donald Trump in particular to Adolf Hitler, they aren’t doing so just out of some kind of nasty political reflex in our culture in which every politician we don’t like gets accused of being like Hitler. These statistics show that this popular dismissal of Trump-Hitler comparisons doesn’t hold water.
Last night, John Kasich proposed starting new large scale ground wars in three different countries, citing the original war against Iraq as a model of success. No, John Kasich cannot be the reasonable Republican to save us from Donald Trump.