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What do you call someone who uses fear and terror, who publicly threatens opponents with violence, in order to increase his power and escape responsibility?
‘Trump... told a private group at a hotel Thursday morning that the people who gave information to the whistleblower were "close to a spy," and said the U.S. should "handle" them like it did "in the old days" — a veiled reference to execution.’ 9/26/19 (NBC News)
Three months before a man opened fire in a white nationalist rage against immigrants - killing 22 people in El Paso - Trump asked a MAGA rally how he could stop the “invasion” of immigrants. When someone yelled back “shoot them!” he laughed and smirked.
Stochasitc terrorism: the public demonization of a person or group resulting in the incitement of a violent act, which is statistically probable but whose specifics cannot be predicted.
After slanderous video Trump tweeted about Ilhan Omar, she said “[s]ince the president’s tweet Friday evening, I have experienced an increase in direct threats on my life — many directly referencing or replying to the president’s video. This is endangering lives. It has to stop.”
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