Politics/Law/Government

Horrible things said and done by Donald and his Administration – December, 2017

December saw 138 examples of horrible behavior, with the biggest increases coming in the categories of sexual harassment/assault, race baiting, splitting up immigrant families, attacking equal protection under the law, and demagoguery.

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For the first time since July, I recorded fewer examples of horrible behavior by Donald and his Administration month over month. I suspect this is due in large part to the holidays rather than Donald being any less horrible in December than he had been in November. In fact, five categories saw significant increases from prior months: normalizing sexual harassment and/or sexual assault, race baiting, attacking equal protection under the law, splitting up immigrant families, and demagoguery.

As of October, 2017, at least 12 women have accused Donald Trump of sexual harassment, assault, and/or rape. (image credit: Yahoo news)

I counted a total of eight examples of normalizing sexual assault or outright sexual harassment by Donald and members of his Administration, more than double the previous high in November. Most related to Donald’s support of Roy Moore, but one of Donald’s lawyers also asked a judge to dismiss a defamation case against Donald by one of the 19 women who has accused him of sexual assault. And in yet another case announced by the ACLU, Donald’s Administration was again trying to deny an undocumented minor in detention an abortion she asked for and that is guaranteed by the Constitution.

Race baiting (the unfair use of statements about race to try to influence the actions or attitudes of a particular group of people) was up ias well, with seven of the 10 instances I’ve recorded thus far occuring in December. This is partly because I changed how closely I was tracking this category, however, but it’s hard to call Donald’s attempt to lecture civil rights icon John Lewis on civil rights anything but race baiting.

Map showing the reduction in the Bear’s Ears and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monuments proposed by Donald (image credit: Grand Canyon Trust/Stephanie Smith)

Denying, or rejecting the importance of, equal protection under the law was another major theme of Donald’s this past month. 21 examples of horribleness (15.2% of total) fell into this category. Donald denied natives equal protection when he announced he was shrinking two national monuments in Utah dramatically (although there was a lawsuit filed immediately to stop him). The Supreme Court, with Donald’s choice Gorsuch now on the bench, refused to hear an LGBT discrimination case. And the Administration has been refusing to allow legal counsel to an American citizen arrested in Iraq, treating him as a non-citizen and erecting a legal Catch-22 around him in the process.

There were double the usual number of mentions in the media of the Administration advocating splitting up immigrant families (10 vs. 5 or 6) in December. The most egregious example of this by far is how the US Customs and Immigration Service is considering intentionally separating children from their parents at the border in order to discourage crossing the border illegally.

Donald and his Administration engaged in a lot more demagoguery (seeking support by appealing to popular desires and prejudices rather than by using rational argument) in December than in prior months – nearly 19% of all of the examples of horrible behavior involved demagoguery on some topic or another. For example, Donald claimed that he ended the supposed “war on Christmas,” repeatedly called Hillary Clinton “Crooked Hillary” (which is belittling and misogynistic too) even when there’s still no evidence she’s a criminal, made multiple claims about the tax plan that were irrational but sounded good, and his Administration alleged that a Pennsylvania shooting was terrorism even though there has never been any evidence of that.

Summary
In December 2017, I identified 138 unique items that met one or more of my 51 categories (see below for a complete list). This down from November, when I recorded 145 items. In total, between July 1 and December 31, 2017, I recorded 708 unique examples of horrible behavior.

Date Link Categories
12/1/17 Trump slams ‘disgraceful’ Kate Steinle verdict against fair trials, racism, immigrant-hating, propagandist, demagoguery
12/1/17 ‘Celebrating Merry Christmas again’: Trump opens new front in the culture wars churches back into politics, authoritarianism, hypocrisy, restricting civil liberties, jingoism, demagoguery
12/1/17 Michael Flynn Expected To Plead Guilty To Lying To FBI lying, Putin/russia loving
12/1/17 Trump Doesn’t Verify What He Tweets, Says White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders anti-intellectual, demagoguery
12/1/17 Trump Administration Decides Not to Require Mining Companies to Pay for Clean-Up no business ethics, anti-environmentalism, polluted water
12/2/17 Hours after Senate GOP passes tax bill, Trump says he’ll consider raising corporate rate hypocrisy, trickle-down economics, economic ignorance, lying, narcissim
12/2/17 McMaster: Potential for war with North Korea ‘increasing every day’ jingoism
12/2/17 Senate Republicans approve plan to allow drilling in Arctic refuge with tax legislation anti-environmentalism, climate change denial, anti-science
12/2/17 Trump Administration Has Illegally Attempted to Deport DACA Recipients, Advocates Say racism, Crimes against humanity, Immigrant-hating, splitting up immigrant families
12/3/17 ‘I never asked Comey to stop investigating Flynn’: Trump issues series of tweets criticizing the FBI attacking the rule of law, attacking the media, propaganda, lying, demagoguery, belitting people, white supremacy, fascism
12/3/17 Operative Offered Trump Campaign ‘Kremlin Connection’ Using N.R.A. Ties Putin/Russia-loving
12/3/17 CIA director: Trump tweets yielding valuable intelligence narcissim, hypocrisy, authoritarianism, propagandist
12/3/17 Mitch McConnell Walks Back Roy Moore Criticism misogyny, hypocrisy, white male privilege, equal protection under the law
12/3/17 House Republicans prepare contempt action against FBI, Department of Justice authoritarianism, attacking the rule of law, Putin/Russia-loving
12/4/17 Trump: ‘We need Republican Roy Moore to win in Alabama’ churches back into politics, misogyny, white male privilege, white supremacy, demagoguery, belittling people, adultery, rape, sexual assault, equal protection under the law, abortion restrictions, trickle-down economics, jingoism
12/4/17 The Daily 202: Botched damage control efforts keep making the Russia scandal worse for Trump narcissim, white male privilege
12/4/17 How the Trump Administration Is Using Local Cops to Widen Its Immigration Dragnet Immigrant-hating, racism, splitting up immigrant families, white supremacy
12/4/17 Trump’s lawyer says a president can’t technically obstruct justice. Experts say that’s fanciful. authoritarianism, attacking the rule of law, lying
12/4/17 Trump calls Roy Moore to offer his endorsement sexual assault, hypocrisy, lying, misogyny, attacking the rule of law, attacking the media, authoritarianism, demagoguery
12/4/17 Trump strips monument protections from 2 million acres in Utah racism, anti-environmentalism, authoritarianism, equal protection under the law, white supremacy
12/5/17 Supreme Court seems divided in case of baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a same-sex couple anti-gay marriage, homophobia, churches back into politics
12/5/17 Trump Asks Judge to Dismiss Accuser’s Defamation Case adultery, sexual assault, authoritarianism, equal protection under the law, attacking the rule of law, misogyny, white male privilege
12/5/17 After Bears Ears, Trump administration ponders more changes to national monuments racism, anti-environmentalism, anti-science, authoritarianism, not honoring contracts, attacking the rule of law
12/5/17 Sarah Sanders: Trump OK With Businesses Hanging Antigay Signs homophobia, anti-gay marriage, equal protection under the law
12/6/17 Trump flouts warnings, formally recognizes Jerusalem as capital of Israel Islamophobia
12/6/17 House Nears Passage of Bill Requiring States Recognize Concealed Gun Permits mass shootings, equal protection under the law, attacking the rule of law, authoritarianism, misogyny, white supremacy
12/6/17 Trump administration targets Obama rule on workers’ tips trickle-down economics, social Darwinism
12/6/17 Pace of Obamacare enrollment slows ‘dramatically’ as Trump administration cuts take effect strip medical insurance, authoritarianism, attacking the rule of law, equal protection under the law, misogyny, racism, not honoring contracts
12/6/17 Donald Trump Jr. would not tell investigators about conversations with father, lawmaker says attacking the rule of law, authoritarianism, lying, narcissism, anti-intellectual
12/6/17 Ryan pledges ‘entitlement reform’ in 2018 lying, hypocrisy, strip medical insurance, misogyny, racism, social Darwinism, propagandist
12/6/17 Trump administration asks Supreme Court to overrule precedent helping unions no business ethics, authoritarianism, equal protection under the law, restricting civil liberties, social Darwinism
12/6/17 VA cuts program for homeless vets after touting Trump’s commitment hypocrisy, social Darwinism
12/6/17 Flynn Said Russian Sanctions Would Be ‘Ripped Up,’ Whistle-Blower Says no business ethics, hypocrisy, Putin/Russia-loving
12/6/17 Republicans hammer Mueller, FBI as Russia investigation intensifies Propaganda, demagoguery, attacking the rule of law, fascism, anti-intellectual, lying
12/7/17 Trump administration wants more people to work for food stamps social Darwinism, racism, misogyny, authoritarianism
12/7/17 Trump says shutdown still possible, blames Democrats lying, propaganda, immigrant-hating, white supremacy, dehumanizing the “other”, authoritarianism, racism, race baiting
12/7/17 Less-guarded Sessions spars with interns in internal DOJ video belittilng people, hypocrisy, narcissism, racism, police brutality, transphobia
12/7/17 Sarah Sanders said the 2016 election ended the debate about Trump’s treatment of women. Not exactly. attacking the rule of law, misogyny, white male privilege, narcissism
12/7/17 Trump administration rolls back Obama-era oil train rules authoritarianism, anti-environmentalism, lying, no business ethics
12/7/17 Trump administration praises Honduras amid election crisis attacking the rule of law, authoritarianism, crimes against humanity, police brutality, hypocrisy, racism
12/7/17 Trump administration seeks to delay order to accept transgender recruits transphobia, authoritarianism
12/7/17 The Trump Administration Tried to Lecture Civil Rights Icon John Lewis on Civil Rights racism, narcissim, race baiting, white supremacy, demagoguery, propagandist
12/7/17 Trump will suspend a rule to limit methane, a pollutant far worse than carbon anti-environmentalism, anti-science, climate change denial, polluted air, propagandist, lying
12/7/17 Jewish congressional Democrats not invited to Trump White House Hanukkah party churches back into politics, hypocrisy, demagoguery, lying, narcissism
12/8/17 Roy Moore: America was great in era of slavery, is now ‘focus of evil in the world’ racism, race baiting, fascism, homophobia, anti-gay marriage, Islamophobia, misogyny, white supremacy, attacking the rule of law, restricting civil liberties, adultery, sexual assault, jingoism
12/8/17 The Trump Administration Is Scuttling a Rule That Would Save People From Dying of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning economic ignorance, no business ethics, social Darwinism, demagoguery, propaganda
12/8/17 Trump administration withdraws rule forcing airlines to disclose baggage fees no business ethics, social darwinism, equal protection under the law
12/9/17 Trump ignores backlash, praises MLK at Civil Rights Museum opening white male privilenge, hypocrisy, lying, narcissism, authoritarianism
12/9/17 Trump responds to ‘lock her up’ chants, cites ‘rigged system’ attacking the rule of law, authoritarianism, demagoguery, misogyny, lying, narcissism, anti-intellectual, voting restrictions
12/9/17 President Trump calls for Washington Post reporter who apologized for inaccurate tweet to be fired attacking the media, authoritarianism, demagoguery
12/9/17 “Patagonia is lying to you”: House panel publicly defends Trump administration lying, hypocrisy, equal protection under the law, anti-environmentalism, propaganda
12/9/17 Trump takes aim at CNN and a Washington Post reporter over erroneous reporting attacking the media, authoritarianism
12/9/17 Weekly address tweet from Donald fascism, immigrant-hating, racism, race baiting, attacking the rule of law, equal protection under the law, demagoguery, propagandist, lying, social Darwinism
12/10/17 Under Trump, E.P.A. Has Slowed Actions Against Polluters, and Put Limits on Enforcement Officers anti-science, attacking the rule of law, authoritarianism, lying, anti-science, anti-environmentalism, polluted air/water
12/11/17 Trump Makes ‘Robo-Call’ for Moore as Democrat Jones Takes Lead in Alabama Race rape, sexual assault, misogyny, white male privilege, white supremacy, islamophobia, racism, race baiting, churches back into politics
12/11/17 Supreme Court refuses to hear LGBT workplace discrimination case homophobia, equal protection under the law
12/11/17 Trump administration explains details of how tax plan would pay for itself, immediately gets attacked for assumptions economic ignorance, trickle-down economics, propagandist, demagoguery, strip medical insurance, hypocrisy, lying, anti-intellectual, social Darwinism
12/11/17 CNN accuses Trump of online bullying after attack on Don Lemon belittling people, attacking the media, narcissism
12/11/17 White House claims Trump’s immigration plans could have prevented NYC attack immigrant-hating, racism, islamophobia, authoritarianism, demagoguery, splitting up immigrant families
12/11/17 Trump Takes Credit for Killing Hundreds of Regulations That Were Already Dead narcissim, propagandist, lying
12/12/17 Trump sends sexually suggestive and demeaning tweet about Gillibrand misogyny, narcissim, belittling people, sexual harassment
12/12/17 Trump Administration Wants to End Family Sponsorship Visas immigrant-hating, splitting up immigrant families, lying, authoritarianism, demagoguery, propagandist
12/12/17 Senate Democrats flag Trump top environment nominee for plagiarism lying, anti-intellectual, anti-science, climate change denial
12/12/17 The Trump administration wrongfully withheld funds from a popular energy program, a federal watchdog rules attacking the rule of law, authoritarianism
12/14/17 The FCC just voted to repeal its net neutrality rules, in a sweeping act of deregulation anti-intellectual, equal protection under the law, demagoguery, lying, hypocrisy
12/14/17 Trump in 2010: Obama was ‘very smart’ to delay ObamaCare vote until Scott Brown was seated hypocrisy, authoritarianism
12/14/17 Trump Administration Wants To Cut Surveillance Tech And Freeze Pay To Build The Border Wall authoritarianism, anti-intellectual, not honoring contracts, hypocrisy
12/15/17 With Omarosa’s exit, Trump now appears to have no black senior advisers racism
12/15/17 Trump will stop spouses of H-1B visa holders from working immigrant-hating, splitting up immigrant families, racism, authoritarianism, economic ignorance, belittling people, anti-intellectual, anti-science, white supremacy, propagandist
12/15/17 Donald Trump Jr. had a point about net neutrality. Then he took it too far. hypocrisy, lying, anti-intellectual, propaganda, economic ignorance
12/15/17 Trump calls conduct at the FBI ‘disgraceful’ in latest criticism of bureau authoritarianism, propagandist, belittling people, anti-intellectual
12/15/17 President Trump seeks public exoneration as Democrats and Republicans battle over ending Russia probes attacking the rule of law, propagandist, lying, narcissism, Putin/Russia-loving, authoritarianism
12/15/17 CDC gets list of forbidden words: Fetus, transgender, diversity anti-science, anti-intellectual, strip medical insurance, transphobia, abortion restrictions, equal protection under the law, fascism
12/15/17 Trump administration cracks down on visa waiver program jingoism, authoritarianism, racism, immigrant-hating
12/15/17 Trump administration envisions peace deal with Western Wall in Israel Islamophobia
12/16/17 President Trump: Economy Will ‘Start to Rock’ After Tax Plan lying, economic ignorance, anti-intellectual, demagoguery, propaganda, strip medical insurance, racism, social Darwinism, trickle-down economics, misogyny
12/16/17 Trump Administration Reviews Coal Rules Meant To Curb Black Lung hypocrisy, lying, strip medical insurance, social Darwinism, anti-science, polluted air
12/16/17 ACLU says two undocumented teens seeking abortions have been stopped by Trump administration immigrant-hating, abortion restrictions, authoritarianism, racism, equal protection under the law
12/17/17 Special Counsel Robert Mueller gets access to thousands of Trump transition emails – AP authoritarian, attacking the rule of law, demagoguery, hypocrisy
12/17/17 Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner sued over info on financial disclosure forms social Darwinism, lying, narcissim
12/18/17 The White House’s odd statement about giving U.S. intelligence to Putin Putin/Russia-loving, narcissism, jingoism
12/18/17 Trump tries ‘America First’ national security strategy lying, hypocrisy, narcissism, lower taxes on the rich, jingoism, China-hating, racism, immigrant-hating, splitting up immigrant families, white male privilege, race baiting, Islamophobia, demagoguery, propagandist, anti-science, anti-intellectual, anti-environmentalism, climate change denial, equal protection under the law, Putin/Russia-loving, authoritarianism
12/18/17 Trump administration asks Supreme Court to block abortion for immigrant teen abortion restrictions, immigrant-hating, misogyny, equal protection under the law
12/18/17 US could broaden its use of nuclear weapons, Trump administration signals nuclear proliferation, fascism
12/18/17 Trump administration accused in court of ‘extreme hostility’ to women in combat misogyny
12/18/17 Trump Administration Suspends Efforts to Bring Back Washington’s Grizzlies anti-environmentalism, anti-science, authoritarianism
12/18/17 Environmental Groups Sue EPA Over Latest Texas Haze Rule anti-environmentalism, polluted air, attacking the rule of law
12/18/17 Internal FCC Report Shows Republican Net Neutrality Narrative Is False lying, propaganda, hypocrisy, anti-intellectual, attacking the media, authoritarianism
12/19/17 White House to ‘temporarily’ shut petition website authoritarianism
12/19/17 Trump talked about rescinding Gorsuch’s nomination authoritarianism, narcissism, attacking the media, lying
12/19/17 Congress votes on final GOP tax bill – live-stream strip medical insurance, trickle-down economics, economic ignorance, demagoguery, propaganda, lying, hypocrisy, anti-intellectual, social Darwinism
12/19/17 The real reason Trump allies are attacking Mueller attacking the media, authoritarianism, attacking the rule of law, demagoguery
12/19/17 Trump Administration Rolls Back EPA Plan to Restrict Dangerous Household Chemicals anti-science, anti-environmentalism
12/20/17 Trump hints at cutting foreign aid over U.N. vote on Jerusalem authoritarianism, jingoism, xenophobia
12/20/17 House gives final approval to tax bill, delivering victory to Trump lying, trickle-down economics, strip medical insurance, economic ignorance, demaoguery, propagandist, anti-science, anti-environmentalism
12/20/17 Defrauded Students to Receive Only Partial Debt Relief anti-education, social Darwinism, authoritarianism
12/20/17 Mike Pence to Donald Trump: I love you, man narcissism, lying, propaganda
12/20/17 Twenty-two Immigrant Teens Freed after Wrongful Arrests by the Trump Administration equal protection under the law, racism, immigrant-hating, splitting up immigrant families, authoritarianism, attacking the rule of law
12/21/17 Trump hits media over negative tax bill coverage: They’re desperate to please ‘their Democrat bosses’ lying, demagoguery, attacking the media, economic ignorance
12/21/17 US preparing ‘bloody nose’ attack on North Korea jingoism, nuclear proliferation
12/21/17 Trump administration targets certain words, and the bureaucracy pushes back anti-science, anti-intellectual, climate change denial, social Darwinism, fascism
12/21/17 Trump: Obamacare’s repealed. Administration: Nearly 9M just enrolled. strip medical insurance, lying, social Darwinism
12/21/17 Jury Finds First Batch Of Inauguration Protesters Not Guilty Of Riot Charges Authoritarianism, restricting civil liberties, attacking the rule of law
12/21/17 In ‘defense of science,’ researchers sue EPA over move to overhaul advisory boards anti-environmentalism, anti-science, polluted air/water, authoritarianism
12/21/17 Statement on Stop-Work Order for National Academies Study on the Department of the Interior’s Offshore Oil and Gas Operations Inspection Program anti-environmentalism, authoritarianism, anti-science
12/22/17 Watch: Trump Official Accused Dutch TV of ‘Fake News’; It Then Exposed Him on Camera attacking the media, lying, Islamophobia
12/22/17 Trump Resort in Ireland Will Build Seawalls to Protect Against Climate Change hypocrisy
12/22/17 Inside the mass exodus at the EPA authoritarianism, anti-environmentalism, no business ethics, anti-science, climate change denial, polluted air/water
12/22/17 Trump administration weighs policy that could split up families who enter US illegally immigrant-hating, splitting up immigrant families, racism, authoritarianism
12/22/17 The Trump Administration Might Be Trying to Strip the Citizenship of an American Detainee Held in Secret fascism, attacking the rule of law, Islamophobia, xenophobia, restricting civil liberties, equal proteciton under the law
12/22/17 It’s ‘very gold’: The presidential coin undergoes a Trumpian makeover authoritarianism, demagoguery, narcissim, white male privilege
12/22/17 The White House Turns Its Back on America’s Birds anti-environmentalism, attacking the rule of law, anti-science
12/22/17 Underage refugee rape victims barred from abortions because it’s ‘in their best interest’, says Trump official misogyny, abortion restrictions, immigrant-hating, racism, churches back into politics, equal protection under the law, rape, sexual assault
12/22/17 Mike Pence: Trump administration will move ‘vigorously’ on welfare reform and infrastructure racism, social Darwinism, hypocrisy, strip medical insurance
12/23/17 Trump takes aim at top FBI officials propagandist, attacking the media, belittling people, misogyny, hypocrisy, attacking the rule of law
12/23/17 Trump administration renews mining leases near Minnesota wilderness, reversing Obama no business ethics, anti-environmentalism, polluted water
12/24/17 Trump reportedly told friends at Mar-a-Lago ‘you all just got a lot richer’ hours after signing tax bill lying, hypocrisy, lower taxes on the rich, white male privilege
12/24/17 Trump Administration Eases Nursing Home Fines in Victory for Industry social Darwinism, no business ethics
12/24/17 US secures $285M cut in UN budget jingoism, anti-intellectual, authoritarianism
12/25/17 House Intelligence chairman working on ‘corruption’ report in FBI: WaPost attacking the rule of law, authoritarianism, propagandist, lying
12/25/17 Trump Backs 2.4 Percent Pay Raise for Military in 2018 jingoism, hypocrisy, anti-intellectual
12/26/17 Where is Trump’s Cabinet? It’s anybody’s guess. authoritarianism, attacking the rule of law, hypocrisy, anti-environmentalism, anti-education
12/26/17 Trump Calls Russia Dossier a “Crooked Hillary Pile of Garbage,” Tweets at Wrong ‘Fox & Friends’ Account misogyny, authoritarianism, attacking the rule of law
12/26/17 The Trump Administration Is Waging Guerrilla War on Legal Immigration, Attorneys Say immigrant-hating, splitting up immigrant families, equal protection under the law
12/27/17 Trump Administration Reverses Course on PACE Financing racism, social Darwinism, anti-environmentalism
12/28/17 Vanity Fair apologizes for Hillary Clinton video; Trump tweets attack misogyny, attacking the media, belittling people
12/28/17 With brutal cold here to stay, Trump extols the virtues of global warming anti-science, climate change denial, belittling people
12/28/17 No links to terror uncovered in Harrisburg shooting despite claims from Trump administration propagandist, demagogery, lying, racism, Islamophobia, immigrant-hating, xenophobia, restricting civil liberties
12/28/17 Trump Says Russia Inquiry Makes U.S. ‘Look Very Bad’ attacking the rule of law, authoritarianism, narcissism, jingoism, China-hating, hypocrisy, lying, sexual assault, propaganda, demagoguery, attacking the media
12/29/17 Trump said China was caught ‘red handed’ selling oil to North Korea. Beijing denies it did anything wrong. China-hating
12/29/17 Trump to Dems: No DACA deal without the border wall racism, splitting up immigrant families, immigrant-hating, social Darwinism, race baiting, white supremacy, authoritarianism
12/29/17 Billionaire kingmakers swarm Florida governor’s race after Trump endorsement white male privilege, social Darwinism, authoritarianism
12/29/17 Republicans Mock “Coastal Elites,” But the Trump Administration Is Full of Them white male privilege, hypocrisy
12/30/17 Trump “approval poll” offers no negative options propagandist, anti-science, lying
12/31/17 Punch them in the nose,’ former Sheriff David Clarke says of news media attacking the media, lying
12/31/17 Devin Nunes, targeting Mueller and the FBI, alarms Democrats and some Republicans with his tactics authoritarianism, attacking the rule of law, propagandist, anti-intellectual, hypocrisy, Putin/Russia-loving
12/31/17 Trump administration shuts down $13 billion Obama-era Amtrak plan authoritarian
12/31/17 Trump Administration Relaxes Financial Penalties Against Nursing Homes social Darwinism, no business ethics

Horrible categories

Personal morality

  • Adultery
  • Hypocrisy
  • Lying
  • Mocking the disabled (or, more broadly, belittling people)
  • Narcissism
  • Rape
  • Sexual assault (and sexusal harassment)

Miscellaneous bigotry

  • Anti-gay marriage
  • Anti-Semitism
  • Homophobia (and transphobia)
  • Immigrant-hating
  • Islamophobia
  • Misogyny
  • Race baiting
  • Racism
  • Social Darwinism
  • Splitting up immigrant families
  • White male privilege
  • White supremacy
  • Xenophobia (or more broadly, Dehumanizing the Other)

Economic and educational views

  • Anti-Common Core (or more broadly, anti-education)
  • Failed businessman (or more broadly, ignorance about how the economy actually works)
  • Not honoring contracts (or more broadly, No business ethics)
  • Trickle-down economics/lower taxes on the rich

Anti-scientific views

  • Anti-environmentalism
  • Anti-intellectual
  • Anti-science
  • Anti-vaccination
  • Climate change denial
  • Polluted air (or more broadly, polluted air and water)
  • Rejects GMO foods

Social Policy

  • Abortion restrictions
  • Authoritarianism
  • Churches back into politics
  • Demagoguery
  • Police militarization (or more broadly, police brutality)
  • Propagandist
  • School shootings (or more broadly, mass shootings)
  • Strip medical insurance

Anti-civil rights

  • Against fair trials (or more broadly, attacking the rule of law)
  • Easing lawsuits against the media for libel (or more broadly, attacking the media)
  • Eliminating birthright citizenship and equal protection under the law
  • Restricting civil liberties (especially voting restrictions)

Foreign policy and nationalism

  • China-hating
  • Crimes against humanity
  • Fascism
  • Jingoism
  • NATO-hating
  • Nuclear proliferation
  • Putin/Russia-loving

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