Supported and egged on by Trump, these "very fine people" represent an ever-growing threat to our democracy and our national security that will remain long after Trump leaves office.
Internecine warfare is a natural state for right-wing extremists; they are, after all, uniformly paranoid, suspicious, confrontational, and narcissistic (not to mention deeply unpleasant) people. Their latest internal dustup, however, is more revealing than most.
Billing it as “the largest Trump rally in U.S. history,” an aggregation of red-hatted Donald Trump fanatics have organized what they hope will be a massive demonstration of support for Trump.
White nationalism is injected into the veins of this administration at every level, and Tucker Carlson won't stand for anyone who dares expose it.
Black Lives Matters protesters in Portland will see counter protests from Right Wing extremist groups Patriot Prayer and Proud Boys, who say they don't condone violence, but will use it "if they have to." Riiiight.
Bob Woodward, to his credit, notes that Trump put a dagger in the Constitution this week. But God forbid he should blame the Trump voter? Sorry, Bob. Trump voters are not "good people."
QAnon creep deepens, as the Delaware GOP choses Lauren Witke to challenge Chris Coons for his Senate seat.
Ammon Bundy is making trouble again in Idaho, busting his way into the Idaho statehouse to intimidate lawmakers about COVID-19 protections.
Of all the radical right’s multiple permutations in the era of Donald Trump—Proud Boys, QAnon conspiracy theorists, “Patriot” militiamen, and “Boogaloo Bois” among them—the most worrisome by far is the spread of white-power “accelerationism."
Republicans have long embraced Trumpian lies they call “alternative facts,” but Texas Sen. Ted Cruz this week reached new depths by outright falsifying the record about a domestic terrorist who killed a federal police officer, and describing them as "antifa."
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