Monthly Archives: April 2018

Barry’s Blog # 235: Normalizing Trump, Part Four of Four

Some very fine people on both sides. – D. Trump The Parkland, Florida shootings have kindled a long-awaited national movement for gun control. USA Today asked: “What has been so different from all the other mass shootings over the years?” That … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 234: Normalizing Trump, Part Three of Four

A Partial Timeline of Normalization I really did have the feeling that the sense of gravity, and how big the problems are — it was sinking in, washing over him…I think he wanted the public to know that he understood … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 233: Normalizing Trump, Part Two of Four

“What is this ‘white trash’?” asked the model. “They’re people just like me,” said Trump, “…only they’re poor.”  – Fire and Fury The Gridiron Club Dinner was a ritual of confirmation. It didn’t make Trump acceptable. Normalization was a process that … Continue reading

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Barry’s Blog # 232: Normalizing Trump, Part One of Four

At some point I’m gonna be so presidential that you people will be so bored…I’ll come back as a presidential person, and instead of 10,000 people, I’ll have about 150 people. And they’ll say: ‘But, boy, he really looks presidential!’ … Continue reading

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