Trump's Stunning Embrace of Slavery's Symbols Will Backfire ⋆ Dc Gazette

Trump’s Stunning Embrace of Slavery’s Symbols Will Backfire

As he tries to draw his base to his side, the US President is rising up to protect the symbols of the most shameful parts of the nation’s past, writes Frida Ghitis. But he is misreading the electorate — a majority support the anti-racism protests — and risks going too far.