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Why Authoritarian Leaders Rejected the Danger of a COVID-19 Pandemic...

Authoritarian Leaders Rejected the Danger of a COVID-19 Pandemic Because It Challenged Their Image.They responded in two ways, first ignoring it and then blaming others.

   


“None Dare Call It Treason” – Yet!

“Treason” is an act of criminal disloyalty to the state, according to the dictionary.  It is especially egregious when you have been formally elected by the citizens to be the head of state and have sworn a public oath to “preserve, protect, and defend” it. 


Hitler Only Wanted to Make Germany Great Again: When Will We Learn?

Hitler Only Wanted to Make Germany Great Again:  When Will We Learn? The similarities are eerie.  The differences are also significant.  There is much we can learn.


What Would Winston Churchill Say to Donald Trump?

What Would Winston Churchill Say to Donald Trump? We know, because he actually said it -- though not, of course, to Trump.  It bears repeating.

A comparison between Churchill and Trump is mortifying.  How could we have elected such an odiferous cesspool of a man? If Churchill’s actions speak louder than his words, his soaring words resonate like the sound of Big Ben. 

 


The Wall as a Metaphor

From the last presidential campaign, three slogans come to mind that embody the Trumpian call to fearmongering, isolationism and reductionism: “Make America Great Again” and “Lock Her Up” and “Build the Wall.”  While the latter two slogans are action-oriented, “Make America Great Again” is packed with cringe-worthy beliefs that encompass notions of free-loaders (both countries and persons of color), of resentment (of political correctness, multiculturalism, elites, government itself, globalism), and of rightness(finally, someone who will say out loud what I’ve believed all these years and act on it).