I am not defending Trump.
Tim Knowles

Trump as victim sells. Appealing to racist sells too. The price is a lot of blood, grief and isolation. These are not the days when two distinct armies faced off in fields and even a dumb commander might win, by numerical superiority.

The pipers of Fox News don’t care what they do or say, and whom they hurt but that’s how they choose to make a dollar.

This is what bothers me. I repeat what I wrote in BlueGadfly.com/ . America has enemies outside and within. If the Russians and their fifth column could successfully exploit our seriously flawed electoral system, think of what they could do with our racial, ethnic, class and religious hostility. Fractured along the existing fault lines, one would wish fervently to be anywhere but here.

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