The US right wing currently has so much power that it no longer feels the need to justify its form of lawlessness. The concentration of wealth has created a culture of cruelty.
Donald Trump sent his interior secretary to make a pointed threat against Lisa Murkowski over her health care vote.
Norman Solomon is cofounder of RootsAction.org and founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy. His books include War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.