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Posted by on Nov 8, 2019 in 2020 Presidential Election, Authoritarianism, Autocracy, Government, History, Impeachment, Politics, Society, Theater, Totalitarianism, Ukraine, War | 0 comments

“Donald Trump seethed, “Where’s my Roy Cohen?” and found William Barr. Hitler had his Hermann Göring. Julius Caesar had his Mark Antony. It’s easy to find a collaborator when you’re a dictator, and even in a democracy like ours, it’s hard to find a patriot among a dictator’s sycophants, a patriot who will risk his own future to defend his country. In the Republican controlled US Senate, there is no Brutus to say, “Not that I loved Caesar less, but I loved Rome more”. Brutus was the tragic hero in Shakespeare’s, The Tragedy of Julius Caesar, written in 1599. And we need him now.”