Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Is Deeply Disturbing

The president called a man who freely violated people’s constitutional rights a “patriot.” What does that make his victims? By Ebony Slaughter-Johnson During a speech to a group of police officers in July, President Trump returned to one of his favorite themes of the campaign season: violence. “Please don’t be too nice” to the “thugs being thrown …

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Reagan Sold Your Future, Trump Will Too

White working-class voters should think twice before electing another flag-waving, immigrant-bashing, billionaire-enriching politician. — by Mitchell Zimmerman Two generations ago, many white working-class Democrats bought into Ronald Reagan’s promise of a better nation. Eager for “morning in America” — and swayed by fear that advances for black people would come at their expense — they …

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