Trump travel ban: these are dark days for liberal democracy

Theresa May must take a firmer stand against Trump's misguided order

By Tom Brake  

US President Donald Trump ©Pool/ABACA/ABACA/PA Images

The 9th of November was a dark day for liberal democracy. The US presidential candidate who had on countless times made racially charged and deeply xenophobic comments on the campaign trail, mocked disabled reporters, divided communities and embodied misogynistic attitudes towards women on an unprecedented level had won the election. Our world was much less stable, yet so many people tried to put on a brave face and say that when “The Donald” reached the Oval Office,…

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