82 online
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 40 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds    H4'ed 9/1/16

Dan Rather Responds to Trump's Immigration Speech - BillMoyers.com

Quicklink Submitted By   4 comments, 7 series
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

There's No First Amendment Exception for 'Hate Speech' | Acton ...

"If anybody thought that Trump would deliver a moderated speech on immigration, that ended pretty much in the first moments he walked onto the stage. He claimed it would be a detailed policy address, but from the start his tone was a seething, angry attack on 'a world of dangerous murderers and rapists roaming “sanctuary cities.”  He would say “and 3,” “and 4” as if it were a detailed list of proposals, but any sense of order was swamped by a tsunami of rhetoric and tone. The applause lines seemed like ready red meat for this crowd.  It was an attack on “thugs” and those on “welfare.” Make no mistake, this was a toxic mix of jingoism, nativism and chauvinism." Many would like to think, "not in America, not in our country could this type of rhetoric gain currency. Trump is betting his political future hat there is a deep, tribal and dark sea of the molten lava of hate and aggrievement."

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At billmoyers.com
Must Read 1   Valuable 1  
Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines

Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEd News Newsletter
   (Opens new browser window)

Other Series: View All 449 Articles in "Insanity AFOOT!"

Other Series: View All 129 Articles in "Media; its role in the 21st century"

Other Series: View All 1132 Articles in "Public ignorance & those who use this"

Other Series: View All 945 Articles in "Shameful"

To View Comments or Join the Conversation:

Tell A Friend