How The Trump Administration is Weaponizing Wokeness at the Border
"It is also, however, an important reminder of how easily supposedly progressive tropes can be appropriated by the enemies of a free society." Great line. I had a similar thought this morning when CDC Director Redfield, in responding to a question about the dangers of children returning to school while COVID numbers are rising, said that kids are actually being damaged more while at home because they don't have access to their schools' mental health resources...
As Saul Alinsky put it, “Make the enemy live up to its own book of rules.” Yes, this is the Trump administration's fault. But the weapons wouldn't be lying all over the battlefield if progressives were less driven to police conscience.
Weak and contrived piece. I expect much better from Persuasion.
Great article! I dunno if author reads this but when you said “some lawyers can walk a thin rope” or something like that-Can you clarify that? If the asylum seeker fits a cultural stereotype, they are rejected. Is that accurate? It’s awful