Thanks to Trump the unsayable can now be said. “Go back to where you came from,” is the phrase of the moment. Something I have been warning about for a while. While Trump fiddles with the inflamed rhetoric of the extreme right and fires up his supporters’ hatred the rest of us are facing more prejudice than ever. While comparisons to Hitler may seem overblown, there are frightening echoes of what took place in pre-World War II Germany. Roger Cohen explores the language of hate in this New York Times piece, How Dictatorships are Born.
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