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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 …

“Being Someone’s Daughter Isn’t a Career Qualification”: AOC Rips Ivanka’s Presence at G20 | Vanity Fair

A viral video of Ivanka Trump’s awkward exchange with foreign leaders has Democrats questioning her role in the Trump administration. The G20 circus continues—this time without President Trump as its ringleader. Capping off a whiplash-inducing weekend of her father laughing off Russian election meddling and sparring with Jimmy Carter, Ivanka Trump assumed the spotlight Saturday with an awkward interjection …

Trump and the Rhetoric of Fascism

Why is it worse for Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to call Trump a fascist than for Trump to advocate fascism? Conservatives get incensed by comparisons between President Trump and fascist regimes, and a recent social media post by first-year Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, describing immigrant detention facilities as “concentration camps” and denouncing Trump’s …