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This is a schoolhouse door moment

The Economist recently published an article titled, “ The debasing of American politics,” where the author stated,  “By normalising attitudes that, before he came along, were publicly taboo, Mr. Trump has taken a knuckle-duster to American political culture. ” He has normalized bigotry, racism, misogyny, and antisemitism. He, and many of his followers, are a postcard of many of the things that are wrong with America.
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