Friday, November 02, 2018

Who's afraid of who?

My new friend Roy Eidelson who has come to work on the UniteHERE Reno campaign to help flip a Senate seat shares a psychologist's perspective on a A Tale of Two Caravans.

It makes sense that Donald Trump is worried about an approaching caravan. But it’s not the one you’re probably thinking of: the few thousand desperate Central Americans who’ve banded together and are slowly making their way through Mexico toward the U.S. border. These migrants have broken no laws in undertaking their difficult and dangerous journey, and seeking asylum here is their legal right.

No, the caravan that’s actually giving Trump and the GOP panicky night fevers is comprised of tens of millions of U.S. citizens. Committed to countering the horrors of the past two years—and the past week—they’re heading to polling places across the country with a single goal in mind: to vote some of the president’s fondest enablers out of office. ...

Read it all here.

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