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Republican Convention: The Great Lie

August 3, 2016 // La Presse - Canada - French

<i>Donald Trump's candidacy is based on a great lie.</i> It is based on the idea that the more you repeat a lie, the more you let it take hold of what's real, betting that a majority of voters will end up believing it. That's the conclusion to which we arrive at the end of the Republican Convention which took [Read more]

Republican Frankenstein

March 9, 2016 // Die Presse - Austria - German

Whatever got into Chris Christie? In a swank Palm Beach setting, the bullish ex-presidential candidate introduced the Super Tuesday winner, Donald Trump, saying Trump would unite the Republican Party, then boasted that he was a reconciler. Just the opposite is true. The party of Lincoln and Reagan, the Grand Old [Read more]

Islamophobia: The Price of Fear in the US

December 5, 2015 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The United States has been in a state of hysteria over the last few days; days in which a fear toward foreigners has prevailed and panic, due to a traitor capable of inciting terror from within its own borders, has gripped the nation. The facts matter little, if at all, including those which state that out of the [Read more]

Xenophobia Escalates in the Republican Party

November 30, 2015 // Le Nouvel Observateur - France - French

<i>Syrian refugees accused of being the Trojan horses of terrorism and talk of the “clash of civilizations”… Before the Paris attacks, Trump broke all the taboos on the subject.</i> We won’t fool them twice. This summer, Republican candidates found themselves overtaken on their right side by Donald Trump on [Read more]
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