“Last week the leader of the Republican Party had dinner with a Nazi leader and a man who called Adolf Hitler ‘great,'” said Rep. Bill Pascrell. “Yesterday Trump called for throwing out the Constitution and making himself dictator.”
While Brexit and Trump’s election mark a distinct rightward shift in world politics, young American activists are planning the launch of a new left party that could change the whole equation, says Canadian professor and author David McNally.
A responsible media would ignore Trump. Or at least treat him no differently than any other candidate for office. He deserved less coverage in 2016 and 2020 than Bernie Sanders who was practically ignored by the mainstream press. It would be better to ignore the Trump lies and nonsense than to cover it and give it a shred of legitimacy and attention. The fuel that fires Trump is attention. It is how the Big Lie is spread. Resist the temptation to give what Trump wants; yet I doubt that will happen.