It is past time for cable news to stop promoting Trump's authoritarian, autocratic, fascistic streams of consciousness. They know this is who he is, but they refuse to stop streaming him, unedited.
For six straight minutes, Donald Trump stood on the lawn of the people's house and shouted. Everyone should watch this video once, at least, just to see the monster's face in full view.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg: "If you want to see what happens when you have capitalism without democracy, you can see it very clearly in Russia."
Nance said Trump sees democracy as an obstacle to power and profit.
She is the voice we wish everyone had heard in 2016. But, hey - why listen to a scholar who specialized in how dictators use the internet for propaganda to manipulate trust?
"There is a global information war that is under way that is being directed by Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation," and it's aimed at the United States, Schmidt said.
"They're basically saying we know that you know what we did and there's nothing you can do."
Sarah Kendzior spells it out, the Trumps are basically thumbing their noses at the American public, saying "We know that you know what we did and there's nothing you can do [about it]."
Race-baiting propagandists in the White House, and a rising swamp of corporate influence. This is not "normal." But it's happening so fast, we may be desensitized to what "normal" should mean.
This Saturday, June 8th, Occupy Solidarity with #OccupyGeziNYC. Join us in Liberty Plaza to gather in common cause with the Taksim Square movement and the people of Turkey.