Incompetence

Dems Roll Trump On Debt Ceiling, Harvey Relief

September 6, 2017 theFAULT 0

“It is the scenario that President Trump’s most conservative followers considered their worst nightmare, and on Wednesday it seemed to come true: The dealmaking political novice, whose ideology and loyalty were always fungible, cut a […]

Incompetence

Trump’s Confusion on DACA Concerns Insiders

September 5, 2017 theFAULT 0

The New York Times: “President Trump on Tuesday ordered an end to the Obama-era program that shields young undocumented immigrants from deportation, calling it an ‘amnesty-first approach’ and urging Congress to pass a replacement before […]

Fascism

Fascism Is As Fascism Does

August 29, 2017 theFAULT 0

Paul Krugman: “As sheriff of Maricopa County, Ariz., Joe Arpaio engaged in blatant racial discrimination. His officers systematically targeted Latinos, often arresting them on spurious charges and at least sometimes beating them up when they […]

Fascism

Coming to a Town Near You: Urban Combat

August 28, 2017 theFAULT 0

“The Trump administration is lifting limits on the transfer of some surplus military hardware, including grenade launchers, bayonets and large-caliber weapons, to police departments,” NPR reports.  “It defies logic to arm the police with weapons […]

Fascism

Lawlessness and Disorder: Trump Pardons Arpaio

August 25, 2017 theFAULT 0

“President Trump issued an executive pardon Friday to Joe Arpaio, the controversial former Arizona sheriff who was a hero to the right and a national nemesis of Latinos, immigration advocates and civil rights groups,” the L.A. […]