Trump Is Making Authoritarianism Great Again

But he’s not really addressing the problems that gave rise to the unrest.

I took some time yesterday to watch some of the speeches at the Republican National Convention. The message was clear. Law and Order. The message was that the Trump Administration is working hard to put down the protests, to ensure that the protesters are not heard. The Trump administration acts as if the protests are something detached from the conditions that people like him helped create: a country that is mostly powerless to deal…