A type of insanity has taken hold of opponents of President Trump. There will be no murderous purge of gay Americans. Joss Whedon has lost his mind.
The tragic death of one of its top executives amid the carnage of Friday’s attack in Stockholm has brought the company’s complacency on the issue of terrorism into focus.
Check that your own country isn’t implementing the same policy before condemning President Trump for his.
Nitpicking is not good politics. Yes, President Trump’s people confused the four-leaf clover for the shamrock, but so did President Obama.
Even as a senior South African diplomat slammed Donald Trump’s immigration policy, that country is closing its own borders amidst increasing ‘xenophobic violence’ directed at migrants.
As with the hypocrisy over protesting on behalf of countries who themselves had travel bans affecting Jews, so liberal and left-leaning women in the West will continue to protest for the right of Libyan men to travel to the US, even as those same men deny that right to the women of Libya.
If you’re so stupid that you think people don’t instinctively differentiate between deaths due to accidents and deaths due to the malign actions of human agents, then it is no wonder that you’re helping President Trump secure a second term.
Starbucks’ piece of well-intentioned corporate virtue signalling in announcing it will create 10,000 jobs for immigrants in response to President Trump’s travel ban will ensure that Trump serves a second term.
If you really are trying to argue that it is okay to have violent extremists plotting terror attacks on Americans living in Kentucky, and you’re making comic memes about it only because the FBI caught them in time, then you’re one of the people propelling “Two Terms” Trump back into the White House in 2021.
We’re all used to absurd Holocaust analogies by people who simply can’t appreciate the scale or meaning of the attempted industrial-scale extermination of an entire race of people, and yes, of course political cartoons by their nature exaggerate to make a point, but there ought to be limits.