Demagogue that he is and that he’s toyed with becoming since well before he ran for president, Donald Trump used his June 2 rant against looting and thuggery after George Floyd’s murder to bang the drum for a civil war that he’s been toying with. But how pure was the republic before he stepped into the spotlight?
ALL POSTS BY Jim Sleeper
- September 27, 2017Does Trump understand the true meaning of patriotism more than those who take a knee?
- May 11, 2017Trump's naked contempt for civic culture is what's really threatening our republic. To save it, we need to rescue our civic wellsprings.