The late-night host found a tell used by "the real Trump sycophants."
Fox News and pro-Trump pundits have turned complex national unrest into an oversimplified narrative.
Fox News obtaining "exclusive first excerpts" demonstrates that the release of the memo was never about transparency, only about politics.
For a generation, the Republicans and their media allies have been teaching their followers to be excited about a guy who
Indeed, in my own experience working with mentors, I find that they have walked the path I'm on--so they know both the short
Almost everyone knows that the American political system is in bad shape. But way too few seem to understand what's gone
It seems that, these days, a lot of people who call themselves conservatives don't really care much about conservative principles, but are more focused on attitude and posture. The rise of Donald Trump to frontrunner in this year's Republican race demonstrates this: antagonism trumps principle.
In the last few weeks, the alarming rise of vitriolic anti-immigrant, xenophobic rhetoric from the right wing has alarmed a large segment of the American people, but equally disturbing is how much support these noxious views are getting from the public. After the civil rights achievements of the 1960s, it was widely assumed that tolerance and diversity would win the day. Many studies show that growing familiarity with the "other" typically yields more tolerant attitudes. But this recent spasm of hatred is shocking in its intensity and in the apparent rejection of that decades-long progress toward social peace. Many even call it fascism. Why has this reversal suddenly appeared?
Just after President Obama took office, a Department of Homeland Security report recognized that the combination of a tanking economy together with the election of America's first African-American president might trigger right-wing violence. The report was later withdrawn, given the headwinds of conservative criticism.