Barbarians at the gate

  • 2016-11-16
  • Karlis Streips
After a few days of sober (and not so sober) reflection upon the results of the presidential election in America, I find myself troubled not so much by the victory of the utter cipher that is Donald Trump, but far more by what he has unleashed in the land of my birth — racism, sexism, xenophobia, self-absorption, and did I mention racism? The man was loudly and vocally supported by America’s so-called alt.right movement, which contains some of the true dregs of American society, including, if you can believe it, the remnants of the Ku Klux Klan, evident in the public discourse o...
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