Accountability for the mistakes, miscalculations, and lawless policies of the war on terror has proven not just elusive, but inconceivable.
Will the Forever Wars Become Forever Policy?
All told, the U.S. president has been a perfect model in deflecting all responsibility, even as the death toll soared over 150,000 with more than four million cases reported nationwide and no end in sight.
In unsettling ways, the crisis is working for him as previously untenable policy options are becoming essential to curtailing the coronavirus.
The focus on Donald Trump’s blatant and persistent lying only serves to obfuscate other no less destructive methods of deceiving the public that preceded him into the White House and helped create the conditions that make the president’s lies so destabilizing.
The Trump administration has taken a giant step in trying to abolish the very idea of human rights as a part of the country’s identity.
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