Two Years Later: The Dangers of Dismissing Donald Trump’s Hateful Rhetoric

I wrote the article below back in November of 2015. I pitched it to a number of publications; only one replied, the editor stating that any comparison between Donald Trump’s rhetoric and that of 1930s Adolf Hitler “is hyperbolic and not something we would consider.”

Donald Trump this morning extended his assaults on minority populations to transgender people, announcing that “the United States Government will not accept or allow…transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.” This…