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Trump and America’s “Hate Thine Enemies” Moment

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This piece will run as an op/ed in my very red congressional district, VA-06. **************** This moment has been coming on for some time, as a...

Karma Strikes Trump

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The numbers have lately taken a turn in a Blue direction: Trump approval numbers, down; chances of a Democratic House majority, up. It seems...

Don’t Choose Hatred (My Latest Challenge to the Conservatives)

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This piece will be running, over this coming week, in newspapers in my very red congressional district (VA-06) ************************* What President Trump is doing with that...

The Duty to Hate Hillary (Another Message to Conservatives)

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This is another in my series of op/eds that run in the newspapers of my conservative area. Like most of these pieces, this one...

Krugman: Climate of Hate

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When you heard the terrible news from Arizona, were you completely surprised? Or were you, at some level, expecting something like this atrocity to happen?

Put me in the latter category. I've had a sick feeling in the pit of my stomach ever since the final stages of the 2008 campaign.

So begins Nobel Laureate Economist Paul Krugman in his op ed this morning, Climate of Hate

Why mention his award? Because as an economist he is used to examining the data and seeing the patterns. And on this the patterns are crystal clear.

Read his column.  It is as well written as usual, which makes it hard to excerpt.

I will explore aspects of it, and offer thoughts of my own.