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Mon Jun 18, 2018, 04:10 PM

51. It's 1938 and it's time to take sides.

As Dena Patrick wrote on Facebook the other day:
It started on Day 1, when Biff announced his candidacy. The demonizing of Those People, especially Mexicans. The thing is, in the Trump cult, "Mexicans" has come to equal all immigrants, all refugees and basically all brown people. You know, the ones from shithole countries.

The demonizing of the Other leads to dehumanization, and we see what types of government action that leads to now, very clearly. The Muslim ban was just the beginning. His cult followers have been acting out on the rage-based bigotry since his campaign: hate crimes against anyone who even looks like they may not be a citizen (which in the cultist's eyes are all brown people) are up, sharply, as is race/ethnicity-based bullying in schools. Biff didn't create this white supremacist/nationalist rage, he just tapped into it and has stoked it nonstop.

Now we have families being ripped apart at the border. Families escaping horrifically violent circumstances, trying to save the lives of their children. We're not talking about people simply wanting a better economic circumstance -- they're fleeing death, hoping the country the world has always viewed as welcoming the world's tired, poor, huddled masses yearning to breathe free will provide refuge.

https://www.facebook.com/dena.patrick/posts/10216706947849871

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