U.S. Elections

Far Right captures imperial homeland

Print edition : December 09, 2016

A Donald Trump supporter celebrates as election returns come in, at Manhattan, New York, on November 8. Photo: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

Spanish-speaking immigrants, many of them undocumented, gather at a school on Staten Island on November 14 to coordinate a response to the election of Donald Trump. Photo: Dave Sanders/NYT

Civilian paramilitaries with Arizona Border Recon search for illegal immigrants and drug smugglers at the U.S.-Mexico border on November 14, days after the presidential election. Border security issues are a top national issue for the incoming administration. Photo: John Moore/AFP

All forces of the Right recognise Donald Trump as a soul mate. On issues of imperial wars, loyalty to Israel and confrontation with Russia and China, Hillary Clinton would have certainly not been better, possibly far worse. That is the real extent of the imperial hubris in today’s U.S.
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