Rhetoric sends worrying signals about crude Us Vs them mentality and indifference to democracy
Why Jews should worry about Trump stoking fears of Muslims — especially in Poland
PETER BEINART Poland’s right-wing government buys Trump’s argument about Muslims threatening Western culture completely. If Jews don’t find this chilling, they’re suffering from historical amnesia (Forward, July 9)
Donald Trump’s speech could have been written by Poland’s populists
In Warsaw, America’s president barely mentions democracy (Economist, July 7)
Why does Donald Trump keep dissing Jews?
FRANK BRUNI Trump has established a pattern of offending, or at the very least, ignoring Jews. The reason isn’t as dark as many would allege. But it’s disturbing nonetheless (New York Times, July 8)