Ex-Bush Speechwriter Laments What The GOP Has Become Under Donald Trump
Written by Huffingtonpost on March 2, 2021
Trump’s presidency, and the ex-POTUS’ divisive and violent rhetoric, helped to “increase the boundaries of expressible prejudice,” wrote Gerson.
“By way of the specific apply of White-identity politics, Trump has obviated the necessity for code phrases and canine whistles,” he added.
The Republican Social gathering had been “swiftly repositioned as an instrument of white grievance,” Gerson continued, noting its refusal to “condemn racists inside its congressional ranks” and the way its “foremost nationwide legislative agenda appears to be the suppression of minority voting.”