One is subtle and smooth, the other coarse and blunt -- but the smug contempt for all who disagree is identical.
It can't heal all that ails U.S. democracy, but it can make a difference.
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The British Arrows Awards, now screening at the Walker, show Britain's international cultural impact.
Trump, unbeholden to big money? Just a wish.
The consequences of retreating behind our borders are a concern again today.
Organization spent $40 million to help elect Trump and Senate candidates.
The crew responded swiftly to a threat. Naval Command, not as much.
There's one in St. Paul, too, high on a hill but just as foul. Let's take a good look at the cronyism of the Dayton administration.
Readers Write (Dec. 7): JROTC and military service, fake news, guns, business and politics, the Earned Income Tax Credit
Kids are smart enough to decide on the JROTC experience and military service.
The protocols Trump flouted have been finely honed to cope with Chinese emotions that are raw and potentially explosive.
He knew precisely what he was doing. He was telling Beijing that the days of pushing the U.S. around are over.
Forget the politics: It's a matter of national security.
Protesters persisted, government blinked — and those who've been worried about democracy have been given reason to hope.
My values have always been based on respect for all people. But as a young activist, I should have listened more and talked less.
Readers Write (Dec. 6): 'Drain the swamp,' Trump's Carrier deal, Trump's diplomacy, Standing Rock, Islam's history
Frustration's origins — and limits.
Obama, Trump have more work to do.
At a time when anti-immigrant rhetoric is running high, we must keep our doors open, and widen them, to allies who helped the U.S. at great personal risk.