Opinion: Rabid right groups gain foothold with Trump
They call themselves the “alt-right,” as if a buzzword can camouflage a mindset of bigotry and hate. They have been skirting the far-right fringes of conservatism for years in relative obscurity. Now Donald Trump and his supporters in the right-wing media are helping the alt- right find the national spotlight it seeks.
Opinion: Wild West politics put guns on campus
We don’t need vigilantes sauntering around campuses. If you recall old western movies, vigilantes often blurred the lines between good and bad.
Conservative extremists spawned Trumpism
In accepting the nomination, Trump painted a bleak, fearful picture of a fractured America that had lost its greatness. It was the polar opposite of the optimism for America displayed at the Democratic convention. Click to continue article
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Republican Convention: Making America hate again
Trump promised there would be only truth at the convention, but the promise was broken speech after speech, including his own acceptance speech.