All Further Articles for 2018-12-05
Richer Rich People and Terrified Brown People: Bush Was Basically Trump With Better Manners
George H.W. Bush's funeral offered much drama: The political elite's affable meet-and-greet shutting down under the chill of Trump's awkward entry; his unseemly snubs and scowls; the lofty praise of Bush's decency and integrity. The reality: Bush and his crimes - his wars, lies, racism, "murderous neglect" of the AIDS crisis - paved the way for Trump, still pursuing impunity for the ruling class but without Bush's "dinner-jacketed decorum."