“If the leader does not explicitly renounce the violent rhetoric and actions of extremists, they will have done their damage even if he later purges them. The result is a new culture of violence in the country, which the other armed and security forces of society must adapt to.”

Quote from “What Authoritarianism Experts Think of Trump’s Decision to Pardon Joe Arpaio” article by Amanda Erickson in The Washington Post.

August 16, 2017

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