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Friday, January 29, 2016

Developing Story: Trump As Threat to Society

While the title above may at first blush appear histrionic, it is actually a theme introduced in today's Washington Post by the writer Michael Gerson.  I am grateful for this column as it gives examples of Trump's typical verbal diatribes and how very inappropriate they are for a President or a Presidential candidate.


There was also a release yesterday of a statement from a relative of Anne Frank, who herself was in a concentration camp apparently.  This statement gave a clear, credible and telling comparison of Trump to Hitler.  Comparing people to Hitler has become almost a cliche.  Sadly, in this case the comparison is apt.

I will have more on this very important topic soon.

Reference:
'You don't need to successfully ignite a world war, acquire authority, or even kill many people in order to be a fascist,' writes Justin Mueller. That said, if we laugh too much at Donald Trump, the result will not be one little bit funny. (Image: DonkeyHotey/flickr/cc via Common Dreams)
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2015/09/04/trumph-will-taking-donald-trumps-fascism-seriously

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