Someone on Quora asked “Why do some British people not like Donald Trump?” Nate White, an articulate and witty writer from England wrote the following response:
Despite what Americans and voters see on television, the Ivanka Trump in real life is a little different than the person who is splashed across screens.
Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis kneecapped Florida’s groundbreaking effort to expand voter rights on Friday when he blocked former felons from registering for the upcoming election if they can’t pay past fines — only to be sued within hours for creating a “poll tax.”
Yes, our president isn’t very bright; he has little grasp of political concepts, even those that underlie his country’s democratic traditions; he knows almost nothing about history and, worse still, sees nothing wrong with that. But all this has long been clear.
The true significance of Trump’s summit performance—a word that too many journalists invoke, as if they were drama critics—is that it solidified a trend we’ve been seeing for a while: his unabashed emergence as a member of what Daniel Sneider, in Asia Times, calls “the axis of authoritarianism.”
In an exclusive interview with ABC Trump just admitted he would break the law if given the chance.
Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian, hosts of The Young Turks, break it down