“The cruelty made them feel good, it made them feel proud, it made them feel happy. And it made them feel closer to each other.” @AdamSerwer, describing both lynch mobs and the crowds at Trump’s rallies, writes on how the right finds community in cruelty. https://t.co/iupDuAdN8Y— Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) October 3, 2018
The Cruelty Is the Point
President Trump and his supporters find community by rejoicing in the suffering of those they hate and fear.