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Wednesday, September 7, 2022

Confronting Trumpism: Biden, Gerson and Pope Francis

Confronting Trumpism: Biden, Gerson and Pope Francis

NCR political columnist Michael Sean Winters points out that President Joe Biden's "fiery" speech in front of Independence Hall last weekend denounced Trumpism in the most forceful of ways, as the president said that "Donald Trump and the MAGA Republicans represent an extremism that threatens the very foundations of our republic" and "MAGA Republicans do not respect the Constitution."  

"The speech was also an impossible one," Winters writes. "A president must try and unite the country, but how to unite the people around their own finest ideals and traditions when half the voters have sworn fealty to a cult-like figure for whom the rule of law is a meaningless phrase?"

Read more of this column here.

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