Trump, the pied piper of the plutocracy, would lead us into another round of privileged pillage. He won’t change; he must be stopped.
Decades of neglect, inequality, and disenfranchisement mean that all Houstonians, but especially the poorest and most vulnerable, have been left utterly undefended.
Now is the time to say it as loudly as possible: Harvey is what climate change looks like. It’s time to open our eyes and prepare for the world that’s coming.
Trump has realized that he can use his pardon power to bypass the lawyers and judges and investigators he so despises. Arpaio was a test run. Now he will know it works.
There you have it. This is Trump, a man whose deepest political impulses are tied to racial grievance and a desire for revenge, a desire to place the deserving and white back at the top of the racial hierarchy.
A rally on Monday in central Seoul featured a large banner reading: “Trump, shut up!”
This – precisely this – was what alarmed us most about the prospect of Donald Trump becoming president: that he was sufficiently reckless, impulsive and stupid to bring the world to the brink of nuclear war.