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'Once Latinos were arrested, bad things happened to them. Many were sent to Tent City, which Arpaio himself proudly called a “concentration camp,” where they lived under brutal conditions, with temperatures inside the tents sometimes rising to 145 degrees. There’s a word for political regimes that round up members of minority groups and send them to concentration camps, while rejecting the rule of law: What Arpaio brought to Maricopa, and what Trump endorsed, was fascism, American style. Trump’s motives are easy to understand.What makes it possible for someone like Trump to attain power and hold it is the acquiescence of people, both voters and politicians, who aren’t white supremacists, who are willing to go along with racists and lawbreakers if it  serves their interests.This bodes ill: We may well be in the early stages of a constitutional crisis.'

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