Fascism

Times Like These

February 19, 2017 theFAULT 0

Ron Rosenbaum, author of Explaining Hitler, in an article for Los Angeles Review of Books, writes about the parallels between Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler, and their treatment of the media: “There is, of course, no comparison […]

Fascism

Trump Tweet Trashes Constitution

February 18, 2017 theFAULT 0

Lashing out at the First Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, Republican President Donald Trump tweeted the following: The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it […]

Unhinged

Trump Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

February 16, 2017 theFAULT 0

Alex Shephard: “Trump’s first solo press conference was a nationally televised meltdown… It may very well have been the weirdest public moment in presidential history, period, and Trump has only been in office for 27 […]

Dysfunction

Trump Playing With Fire

February 15, 2017 theFAULT 0

An item buried deep in The Guardian‘s story on Michael Flynn’s resignation presaged the brewing escalation of a feud between Republican President Donald Trump and the intelligence community of the United States: “…intelligence officials have now signalled […]

Russia

Ties to Russia Force Flynn to Resign

February 14, 2017 theFAULT 0

Republican President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, Michael Flynn, has resigned “because of his contacts with the Russian ambassador to Washington and his subsequent attempts to cover up the true nature of those contacts,” The Guardian […]