Over the last two days, American political discourse has taken a dangerous turn. Led by far-right media and now amplified by the President himself, American political debate now resounds with serious talk of coup d'etat, treason, and civil war. We must be prepared for the likelihood of even more political violence than we have seen thus far. Over the last week, President … [Read more...] about Coup Watch: There Will Be Blood
Right wing media and politicians claim that opponents of President Donald Trump are orchestrating a coup d'etat. These claims are focused primarily on Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation and the FBI. They also sometimes point to the Clintons, former President Barack Obama, and the "deep state" and "liberals" generically as perpetrators of this supposed "soft … [Read more...] about #CoupWatch Headlines for 17 December 2017
In recent weeks, I have seen several stories in which those on the right claim that the FBI and/or Special Counsel Robert Mueller are conducting a "soft coup" against President Trump. Though some have used this rhetoric in the past, it seems that it has migrated recently to more mainstream voices on the right, including former officials, Congressmen, and popular talking … [Read more...] about Coup Watch: Is The United States On the Verge Of A Coup?