Naming America's Political Perverts
Another aspect of barbarism in the age of Donald Trump.
|John Stoehr||May 29|| 5||1|
I introduced Wednesday the idea of barbarism. “Fascism,” “white supremacy,” “autocracy” and other such labels go some way toward describing our political moment, but, as I said, they are abstract and “do not carry the weight of blood and pain that ‘barbarism’ carries.” We can’t shame a president and Republican Party immune to shame, but we can, and must…