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Friday, February 26, 2016

Leftist Democrats are starting to panic

Donald Trump must be doing something right, but the establishment Left is getting hysterical. They are starting to panic. A Wash. Post op-ed:
Danielle Allen is a political theorist at Harvard University and a contributing columnist for The Post.

Like any number of us raised in the late 20th century, I have spent my life perplexed about exactly how Hitler could have come to power in Germany. Watching Donald Trump’s rise, I now understand. Leave aside whether a direct comparison of Trump to Hitler is accurate. That is not my point. My point rather is about how a demagogic opportunist can exploit a divided country.

To understand the rise of Hitler and the spread of Nazism, ...

But when someone asks what is to be done, silence falls. Very many of us, too many of us, are starting to contemplate accepting internal exile. Or we joke about moving to Canada more seriously than usually. ...

The only way to stop him, then, is to achieve just that kind of coordination across party lines and across divisions within parties. We have reached that moment of truth.

Republicans, you cannot count on the Democrats to stop Trump. I believe that Hillary Clinton will win the Democratic nomination, and I intend to vote for her, but it is also the case that she is a candidate with significant weaknesses, as your party knows quite well. The result of a head-to-head contest between Clinton and Trump would be unpredictable. Trump has to be blocked in your primary. ...

We, the people, need to find somewhere, buried in the recesses of our fading memories, the capacity to make common cause against this formidable threat ...
Just when they thought that they had a Democrat and Republican consensus for globalism, foreign wars, exporting jobs, and more immigration, Trump threatens to upset all of that.

In other news, Christie endorses Trump for president.

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