Candidates have been cautious when it comes to openly courting American Muslim voters. Such hollow politics hail from an earlier era, and may cost them dearly.
A new policy in India displays imperialism's disastrous aftershocks—but also the way in which legal language is increasingly used, around the globe, to mask what is in fact ethnic cleansing.
They want to turn religious belief into a license to discriminate, and to tear down the wall separating church and state.
The president is keeping his extreme promises, and craven Republicans are falling in line. But what happens when reality catches up with Trump's base?