In Georgia, a white woman who was pulled over for a traffic violation last month was afraid to move her hands from the steering wheel because she had heard about the high incidence of shootings of unarmed drivers by police officers during traffic stops. The
Donald Trump, in his statement explaining his pardon, said that Joe Arpaio’s long record of racism and brutal violation of Americans’ constitutional rights was “admirable service”.
Last week, two federal business advisory councils ceased to exist after large numbers of council members resigned in protest of Donald Trump’s embrace of American Nazis. Then, the entire President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities quit in protest of Trump’s crude nationalist embrace of