Rick Perlstein

Down with the Flag, Up with Trump

Gage Skidmore/Wikimedia Commons [Cross-posted at The Washington Spectator] Suddenly, with a single flap of the Angel of History’s wings, America has experienced a shuddering change: the American swastika [a.k.a. the Confederate Battle Flag] has finally become toxic—a liberation that last month seemed so impossible that we’d forgotten to bother to think about it. One doesn’t… Read more »