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Who in the GOP would complain if Trump federalizes ‘stop and frisk’ or encourages its proliferation in states using the power of the Justice Department purse?
To be white in America is to assume, with total self-confidence and little afterthought, the personal ownership of public spaces.
America is, in many ways, as much an idea as it is a country. And Americans have long marketed that idea around the world through our popular culture.
Even without the euphoria of ‘yes we can,’ Hillary Clinton is to white women what Barack Obama was to African-Americans. She represents the opportunity to see a like image in the Oval Office for the first time.
The evidence of our divided racial self was all over the Obama presidency from the beginning: from the shouts of ‘you lie‘ from the well of Congress as he spoke to a joint session, to the unprecedented spectacle of American conservatives rooting against their own country being awarded the Olympic Games.
For decades, the GOP has faithfully served the rich, corporations, polluters and purveyors of pure, unadulterated greed, and brought blue-collar white voters along for the ride with promises of cultural revival.
What White America and Black America wanted and expected from Obama were fundamentally different and opposite things.
The goal of the eight Benghazi committees, one of which produced and nurtured ’emailgate,’ has been clear from the start: to prevent Hillary Clinton from becoming president of the United States.
If Obama was fundamentally different from prior presidents, Trump seems to violate every tenet of what Americans have long sought as our national image.
The America that clings to Confederate statues and flags, and that jealously guards the social privileges white Americans have long enjoyed, form the stalwarts of Trump’s base.
The fact that many journalists approach the Clintons – especially Hillary Clinton – with a presumption that she has done something that if it’s not outright corrupt is at least worthy of looking into, inevitably colors the way the public views the former secretary of state, and the way they respond to her in the polls.
Americans have, at various times, leaned on the FBI for a measure of justice that local and state police couldn’t be counted on to deliver, and recoiled in fear at their exercise of raw federal power. That uneasy trust; the combination of need and dread, is the lot that FBI agents live with day to day.
The American presidency combines elements of the efficient and the dignified. The president presides over governance – not making legislation but proposing it, cajoling the co-equal federal legislature and then signing and executing the laws.
Trump is reviled around the world, as is the U.S. under his leadership.
Trump is reviled around the world.
There is a twinge of abandonment that comes with being a member of the African Diaspora. But ‘Black Panther‘ fearlessly introduces and then complicates this and other deeply held albeit rarely expressed emotions; that indeed is what makes this film so profoundly innovative.
Popularity has always been the key currency in choosing a president.
In fundamental ways, the 2016 Democratic primary has been a litigation of the Obama years, and of whether the president’s 2008 campaign vow of ‘change we can believe in’ succeeded or failed.
If a novel were written about Florida‘s administration of its healthcare for the working poor, an appropriate title might be: ‘Don’t get sick, and God help you if you do.’
I think social media tools are helpful, so long as you pick your social media wisely.
Even at its most outrageous early moments, the Tea Party movement was treated to sober and at times breathless media coverage, to the point of being invited to co-host a presidential debate.
To be sure, the Trump administration is shot through with corruption.
Ailes built a Kingdom of Yes. That was his genius. He understood the id of many white conservatives – their sense of constant persecution and victimization; and their existential fears of an America whose racial makeup, sexual mores and gender roles were careening in the opposite direction of the country of their childhood.
Trump’s cabinet picks seem designed to unwind government itself, leaving the average citizen completely exposed and vulnerable to full exploitation by corporate interests.