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The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary.

H.L. Mencken

Saturday, October 1, 2016


Go read this.

Giuliani got caught in the same Trumpist Bubble that Donald lives in.  The key takeaway is the observation that Trump only reflected the racism and sexism that the crowds wanted.  Giuliani has been doing the same.

That's a scary and important point.  Trump has a history of both racism and sexism that allows him to embrace the views of his angrier mobs.

But the mobs were angry and racist and sexist before he got there.

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