- Trump is exposing the contradictions of the elite | David Callahan | Opinion | The Guardian – Apparent from the first, this one took a while to re-surface.
> Trump’s retrograde presidency has revealed the profound contradictions at the top of the US income ladder. In the wake of the president’s various actions toward immigrants and inflammatory remarks on race, we’ve gotten glimpses of a wealthy class with a powerful social conscience and the potential to offer leadership on some of the most divisive social issues of the day, as well as other urgent matters like climate change.
> Yet don’t expect an enlightened new establishment to command moral authority any time soon. That can’t happen until the wealthy and business leaders extend their vision of inclusiveness to the most important sphere of American life: the economy. – (trump politics socialism )
- Donald Trump’s Shocking Recklessness – The Atlantic – – (trump politics race_baiting rhetoric )
- A blunt, fearful rant: Trump’s UN speech left presidential norms in the dust | The Guardian – > With Tuesday’s address, however, Trump punched yawning holes in his own would-be doctrine, singling out enemies, expressing horror at their treatment of their people and threatening interference to the point of annihilation. – (rhetoric trump politics rhetorical_situation )