Babies in cages were no ‘mistake’ by Trump but test-marketing for barbarism
To grasp what is going on in the world right now, we need to reflect on two things.
- Fintan O’Toole
- The Irish Times
One is that we are in a phase of trial runs.
The other is that what is being trialled is fascism – a word that should be used carefully but not shirked when it is so clearly on the horizon.
It is easy to dismiss Donald Trump as an ignoramus, not least because he is.
But he has an acute understanding of one thing: test marketing.
He created himself…