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That was then, this is now

August 14, 2017

That was Then

The Charlottesville march with it’s white supremacist theme and anti black, anti Jew chants brings echos of this

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A march by Hitler’s cohorts in 1933 on January 30, 1933 Berlin the day Hitler took power.

This is now – Trump’s appalling initial response reinforces the echos. Even more so the presence of rightist militias.

from The New Yorker – Charlottesville, August 2017 – many of these people are Trump’s base. David Duke commented:- “We’re going to fulfill the promises of Donald Trump.”

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The images out of Charlottesville, Virginia, are unsettling—but also pathetic, also exasperating—for their boring timelessness.

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