Referring to the attacks by Mr Trump on him, when he described his response to the London Bridge terrorist attack as “pathetic”, Mr Khan replied: “I think they were very rude statements and frankly tell him I will remember those statements.” … [Read more...] about When will Donald Trump come to the UK and what’s the difference between a state visit and a working visit?
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Always calm in public, party leader Jimmie Åkesson boosts his credentials as a moderate by reacting quickly to any incidents that hint at what critics say is the hateful true nature of the Sweden Democrats. He pushed out a local candidate photographed wearing a swastika armband, another who posted racist comments online and a former lawmaker filmed using racial slurs. Even as examples continue to pile up ― on June 22, a top party member wrote on Facebook that Jews “are not Swedes” ― the Sweden Democrats have built enough mainstream credibility to overcome these moments. … [Read more...] about Trumpism Is Thriving In Sweden By Carefully Ignoring Donald Trump
“We can’t just lay this reality of what we’re seeing at the feet of Trump,” the liberal minister said in January on “Democracy Now!” “Trump is a symptom of a deeper moral malady. And if he was gone tomorrow or impeached tomorrow, the senators and the House of Representatives and [Paul D. Ryan and Mitch McConnell and Lindsey O. Graham] and all them would still be there. And what we have found … when we look at them, no matter how crazy they call him or names they call him or anger they get with him, it’s all a front, because at the end of the day, they might disagree with his antics, but they support his agenda.” … [Read more...] about Steve Bannon thinks Martin Luther King Jr. would be ‘proud’ of Donald Trump
A current civil rights leader, the Rev. William Barber, attempted to pick up where King left off last week when he launched a month-long movement called the Poor People’s Campaign: A National Call for Moral Revival, which I provide more information about here. … [Read more...] about Steve Bannon says Martin Luther King Jr. would be ‘proud’ of Donald Trump. King’s daughter says otherwise.
Flynn, who has announced a legal strategy to force the state to abandon the deal and has promised to kill it on his first day in office, has been the most aggressive in attacking it. Other Democrats have been more circumspect. … [Read more...] about Democrats Hope Trump-Backed Foxconn Deal Will Be Scott Walker’s Downfall