‘What Will We Do?’
February 7, 2017 by PaulM Posted in Politics, Election 2016 Leave a Comment
Thanks to Prof. Sue Kim of UMass Lowell for Sharing this Baltimore Sun opinion column about the root of authoritarian control—somebody on the ground has to enforce the authoritarian ruler’s orders. As mentioned in the column, Trump and Bannon did not stop people from entering at the airports. Civil disobedience pertains to government workers as well. By the way, that’s what that Lumber company ad that didn’t run full-length during the Super Bowl was about, too—the workers who build the wooden gate with no lock in the concrete wall.
Here’s the column about “ordinary Americans” and how people carry out “orders.”