“Thinking sets the agenda for action, and thinking of humans as less than human paves the way for atrocity.” — David Livingstone Smith, author of “Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave, and Exterminate Others”
The policies put forth by Donald Trump this past week were bad enough. The announcement by Attorney General Jeff Sessions — Trump lacked the, er, courage to make it himself — that the White House was ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program put in place by President Obama threatens 800,000 people, most of whom barely remember living in any country other than ours. The average age a DACA recipient arrived in America was 6.5 years old. Perhaps Congress will save DACA, but either way, Trump’s actions were
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