When all is said and done, what matters most is not what’s in the president’s heart. He has placed individuals with ties to anti-Semitism into high public office – shattering a hard-won taboo against flagrant anti-Semitism in government. He has invigorated a white nationalist world-view that demonizes Jews, Muslims, and immigrants. He has, intentionally or not, energized white nationalists, neo-Nazis and a legion of alt-right internet trolls.
John Kerry and John McCain have something of a love-hate relationship; they have attacked each other vigorously at various times, but have also reportedly been close at others, working in concert in the 1990s on the issue of whether there were American troops still missing from the Vietnam era in Southeast Asia. Kerry even tried […]