“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Oh Come On

"this recent spasm of hatred is shocking in its intensity and in the apparent rejection of that decades-long progress toward social peace. Many even call it fascism. Why has this reversal suddenly appeared?" (From this)

Erm, because it's not a reversal. Trump is simply making explicit what was implicit in Lee Atwater's Southern Strategy. There is a shrinking rump of violent racist agitation aka "angry" white men.

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