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Must Read: The Las Vegas Sun:This is What a Budding Dictatorship Looks Like Will You Take a Stand?; Diane Ravitch

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My dear friend, Diane Ravitch,  has written something  powerful-- "We have all read mealy-mouthed articles or editorials where writers tiptoe around the unquestioned fact that Donald Trump is without shame"...  "bit by bit, he is destroying the norms and institutions that have protected us in the past from incompetent presidents; The Las Vegas Sun, called him out for what he is: an incipient dictator, a man whose fascist tendencies grow stronger with his fear that he might lose the election. They also called out the Republican party, which  allies itself with bigots, & every sort of rightwing extremism.  I am ashamed to say that I worked in a GOP administration, ( George H.W. Bush). Today, the Bush family should be speaking out against this mad interloper who has destroyed the last shreds of decency and moderation that once typified the Republican party. " Read  what Dr. Ravich wrote.

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