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Words Matter: Trump, Spicer, and the Need for Accountability

By J.D. Munch Donald Trump and his Administration continue to suffer from foot-in-mouth disease. The latest iteration comes courtesy of Sean Spicer, who in criticizing Syria, stated, “You had someone as despicable as Hitler who did not even sink to using chemical weapons.” The backlash came quickly, with everything from calls for Spicer’s ouster to…

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Is the Syria Attack a New Leaf for Trump? (Hint: Nope)

By J.D. Munch On Thursday, April 6, 2017, President Trump ordered an attack on the Syrian air force base from which Syria was believed to have launched its most recent chemical attack on its own people. Responses flew in, and felt very different from what we have seen to this point. Many of Trump’s far-right…

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