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Why Did Rudy Giuliani Say Milwaukee Rioting Proves Trump Right On ‘Law And Order’?

The Trump campaign, which Giuliani frequently represents as a surrogate, has used the phrase in reference to “radical Islamic terrorism,” illegal immigration, crime rates in cities, the status of law enforcement in American culture, and one-off events like the murder of five Dallas police offices.

August 16, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, U.S., July 28, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Which Side Of The Law Is Trump On?

Trump’s law and order also carries a not-at-all-veiled racial subtext. He will use the law to impose order on “them” (undocumented immigrants, African-Americans protesting racially biased policing, Muslims) in order to protect “us” (white Americans).

July 31, 2016
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More Playwrights Satisfying TV’s Hunger For Talent

In the golden age of television, struggling playwrights and actors find jobs and paychecks working for shows like ‘House of Cards’ and ‘The Americans.’

April 8, 2015

Justin Bieber Is A Jerk, And It’s Your Fault

It’s your fault Justin Bieber is a jerk. That’s the contention of attorney Roy Black, who is defending the 20-year-old singer on a DUI charge stemming from a Jan. 23 arrest in Miami Beach. Black spoke to reporters last week as video of Bieber’s deposition in the case of an alleged assault by one of […]

March 17, 2014