The rule of law — inviolate principles of equal protection, due process and checks and balances that structure our government and our civic life — is foundational to American freedom. Donald Trump is blowing up that foundation.
Consider Charlottesville, Virginia. White supremacists and anti-Semites at a pro-confederacy rally chanted “Jews will not replace us,” hoisted swastikas, celebrated racism, intimidated bystanders and counterprotesters, shot weapons, and killed a young woman. Donald Trump used the occasion to pick sides, and he picked theirs.
Following Charlottesville, Trump again stood up for — and further normalized — bigotry...Read More of Pushing America on path toward autocracy