Donald Trump’s purpose in making such an attack, and in making this threat, is political. He means to intimidate Democrats with violence, and to inspire other people to acts of intimidating violence. He wants to use physical brutality for political purposes.
“A man who can be baited by a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons.” I heard that somewhere tonight; it sounds about right. Would you trust that man with your bank account? Would you trust that man with your wallet? Would
The federal government is systematically encouraging the violation of Americans’ constitutional rights for the sake of an surveillance system that fails to stop terrorist attacks. How have America’s journalists responded? They’ve censored a cartoon that mocks the surveillance system.