Saturday’s authoritarianism in America: just a few stories, but all of them big.
Russian propaganda fueled our election news; “maintained contacts” with Trump campaign.
In my communications with you and other top officials in the national security community, it has become clear that you possess explosive information about close ties and coordination between Donald Trump, his top advisors, and the Russian government – a foreign interest openly hostile to the United States, which Trump praises at every opportunity. The public has a right to know this information. I wrote to you months ago calling for this information to be released to the public. There is no danger to American interests from releasing it. And yet, you continue to resist calls to inform the public of this critical information.
By contrast, as soon as you came into possession of the slightest innuendo related to Secretary Clinton, you rushed to publicize it in the most negative light possible.
The Washington Post is keeping a running list of Trump’s conflicts of interest. And the New York Times posted its own widely-researched story on Trump’s global businesses today.
Paul Krugman has Trump’s number.
Trump’s manipulation of media coverage.
Transition Team & Cabinet Appointees
How did Betsy DeVos’s school reforms do in Michigan? Fucking terrible.
The Trump cabinet includes an awful lot of propaganda publishers.
Cory Booker asks the DOJ to investigate and monitor police tactics at Standing Rock.
Bill Ross says
I always wondered what it would be like if I had been in Germany during Hitler’s rise. How would I fare? What would I do to oppose his rise? Now I get to find out.