A Little Supin’ on Trumpin’…

From http://www.tomdispatch.com/Tomgram: Tanya Golash-Boza, How Many Presidents Does It Take to Deport 11 Million People?
Posted by Tanya Golash-Boza at 7:14AM, March 24, 2016.
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A quote from the intro:

This time around, if Donald Trump has proven anything, it’s that he knows exactly what he’s doing and just what impact the symbols he calls up — from that Obama birth certificate to Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio — are likely to have. It’s clear enough that he’s been a student of the trade of demagogue, that he has a natural flair for it, and that when he births a new symbol, it tends to be potent.

None more so than the Wall (which should by now be capitalized). You know just what wall I mean without my writing another word. There’s only been one wall on the planet since his campaign began and, classically enough for our moment, it arrived by escalator. It came full blown, wrapped in a Trumpian ribbon, all 2,000 miles of it strung along the Mexican border of his mind, complete from day one with “rapists,” and the news that “they” were taking our jobs in return for “drugs” and “crime.”

And the link to the googlebooks Preview of-
Deported: Immigrant Policing, Disposable Labor, and Global Capitalism by Tanya Golash-Boza

By it at:
http://www.allbookstores.com/book/compare/1479843970

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