Like his attacks on prominent African-Americans or his xenophobic smears of Hispanic immigrants, the president’s jokes about these shameful moments in American history are both a performance of racial contempt and an atavistic expression of white supremacist ideology. It’s those comments — more so than his election night promise to represent “the forgotten man” — that forge whatever resemblance Trump has to Andrew Jackson. In November, voters in Washington State rejected a ballot initiative to impose a statewide tax on carbon emissions — a sign that putting a price on carbon, a favorite solution of many economists, remains a tough sell politically.
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But Pierre’s outing comes at a contentious time for privacy and anonymity. At present, unknown individuals are having an outsize impact on politics. Donald Trump’s impeachment inquiry is a result of the testimony of an anonymous whistle-blower; the next highly anticipated political book is an account of the Trump White House written by the anonymous author of the 2018 Times Op-Ed “I Am Part of the Resistance Inside the Trump Administration.” Head to a Trump rally or a fringe online community and you’re likely to stumble upon devoted fans of QAnon, the cultish conspiracy plot. QAnon is two years old this week, and despite numerous debunkings and false prophecies, the chatter continues. Online, journalists and political campaigns fend off anonymous trolls posing as real citizens. Hashtags are hijacked, discourse is poisoned — all by faceless figures. As Sports Illustrated wrote in the 1960s, pitchers figured “the only way to deal with Robinson is to hit him before he hits you.”
On the second day of the year, Danielle Miller gave up on the federal government. “It’s a very punitive measure,” said Euan Graham, executive director of La Trobe Asia, a regional research and engagement arm of La Trobe University in Melbourne. “It’s a signal of the pushback against foreign interference — the government remains committed to that despite whatever softer line there may have been in the official diplomatic relationship.”Delivered in 2-3 bussiness days
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