Mine hasn’t been so great. I’ve mainly been watching my country collapse around me.
- A major chunk of the senior management of the state department resigned.
On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Trump issued a formal statement that somehow neglected to mention the Jewish people. Asked how, the administration made vague noises about “all lives matter” that anyone with half a brain can see right through.
Asked about the White House explanation that the President didn’t want to exclude any of the other groups Nazis killed by specifically mentioning Jews, Greenblatt told CNN that the United Nations established International Holocaust Remembrance Day not only because of Holocaust denial but also because so many countries — Iran, Russia, Poland, and Hungary, for example — specifically refuse to acknowledge Hitler’s attempt to exterminate Jews, “opting instead to talk about generic suffering rather than recognizing this catastrophic incident for what is was: the intended genocide of the Jewish people.”
Downplaying or disregarding the degree to which Jews were targeted for elimination during the Holocaust is a common theme of nationalist movements like those seen in Russia and Eastern Europe, Greenblatt said.
Also on Holocaust Remembrance Day, he made an executive order that turned legal travelers and immigrants from 7 Muslim nations into criminals, and slammed the door shut in the face of refugees. Airports across the country erupted in protests.
While protests against the anti-humanitarian edicts of the Trump regime raged, Ivanka Trump posts a glamor shot, just to show how disconnected their family is from reality.
Hey, Marie, how was the cake at the party?
This is all going to end in a bloody revolution, isn’t it?