According to eminent professor, Robert Reich, “Trump’s lies” were the cause of the Stockholm riots. Transparently, they were not.
“If you like Trump, his presence in the White House is a daily extravaganza of sticking it to pompous elites and querulous reporters. If you hate Trump, you wake up every day with some fresh outrage to turn over in your head and text your friends about.”
The Right has lost touch with reality. So, hey: time for the Left to do so too
Charles J. Sykes, a reformed Right wing talk show host, acknowledges the role of his part of the media in fostering an allergy to truth.
“One of the features of the emerging “Trump era” is that basically anyone can tweet out something incendiary about Trump, no matter how factually dubious, and be reasonably sure that it’ll garner vast amounts of likes and retweets.”
It is time to drop all the hysterical attempts to fire up identity politics. For a start, reaction to identity politics is one of the things that pushed people towards Trump.