The raccoons were placed in small cages and submerged in a tub of water, where they struggled miserably for several minutes until dying. Some students became upset, and at least one secretly recorded cell-phone video of the torture.
But this week — Saturday, to be exact — marks 100 years since a singular act of barbarism in tiny Valdosta, Ga. Mary Turner was maybe 20 years old and she was eight months pregnant when she was lynched.
Despite some progressives’ pleas to reach out, I’m sorry, but I don’t think “understanding” Trump followers will ameliorate — or even address the laws, news media and mores that are under assault under Trump.
Ralph Waldo Emerson, meet Ronald Ernest Paul. He is the very soul of a foolish consistency. Meaning that he is willing, often to a fault, to follow his ideology to its logical and most extreme conclusions.
Leonard Pitts Jr. says the senator has had a lot to say about his column on Trump supporters. But Marco Rubio still has no response to: ‘What is the functional difference between being a bigot and supporting one?’