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www.gaytoday.com—Former head of gay Republican group spotted cheering on Donald Trump at White House. Gregory T. Angelo, the former head of Log Cabin Republicans, was spotted cheering on the president by Washington Blade reporter Chris Johnson. Angelo led the group for LGBTQ Republicans from [

kottke.org—Goodbye to Our White Supremacist President. For the occasion of Donald Trump’s last day as President, Ta-Nehisi Coates revisits his essay published in the October 2017 of The Atlantic, The First White President, which argued persuasively that Trump is a white supremacist. In a new introduction, he writes: It was popular, at the time of Donald Trump’s ascension, to stand on the thinnest of reeds in order to avoid stating the obvious. It was said that the Trump presidency was the fruit of “economic anxiety,” of trigger warnings and the...

kottke.org—Democracy Is a Threat to White Supremacy. This is an astute observation by Darren Walker, president of the Ford Foundation for Social Justice, in the wake of the 1/6 terror attack on Congress: I have long believed that inequality is the greatest threat to justice — and, the corollary, that white supremacy is the greatest threat to democracy. But what has become clear during recent weeks — and all the more apparent yesterday — is that the converse is also true: Democracy is the greatest threat to white supremacy. If you have...