martes, 13 de febrero de 2018

Shitholes and figleaves: how Donald Trump is making racist language OK again

Shitholes and figleaves: how Donald Trump is making racist language OK again
- of the US speaks of “shithole countries” and calls Mexicans rapists. How did this happen? Have all the prohibitions on racism evaporated? Is it now perfectly acceptable to be openly racist? It isn't. I think a key reason that Trump has been so successful is that he makes use of what I call a “racial figleaf”.