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Opinion | Trump’s Rhetoric and Conservative Denial – The New York Times

The president cannot be absolved of responsibility for inciting the hatreds that led to El Paso. Connor Betts, the alleged Dayton shooter, had left-wing political views, believed in socialism, supported Elizabeth Warren’s candidacy, and regularly inveighed on Twitter against various personages on the right (including, it turns out, me). This has some conservatives …

There Is Nothing Strategic About Trump’s Racism | The New Yorker

White House reporters have been looking into the circumstances surrounding Donald Trump’s hateful tweetstorm from last weekend, which targeted four Democratic congresswomen, and their findings are clear: “This wasn’t a planned strike, according to one person familiar with the matter,” the Wall Street Journal’s Michael C. Bender reported. “The President posted his message a few …