Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Republicans Raise a Rough Beast

Donald Trump, the leading Republican candidate for president, has suggested that the U.S. should murder whole families in the “War on Terror.”
When you start advocating the military execution of children, you might want to consider the possibility that you have become pure evil. By the way, that would of course be a war crime, not that any 21st century Republican stints at those.
For 15 years, since the stolen election of 2000, I have endured sneers from people who pooh-poohed my observation that the Republican Party was aimed straight at full-blown, totalitarian fascism, complete with torture and summary execution. Funny. I no longer hear those sneers. Meanwhile, what rough beast, its hour come round at last, slouches toward Washington to be born…

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