“What specifically do you dislike about Trump and his policies?”
The replies were most often incoherent, sentimental, ignorant, inaccurate or all of the above.
The most cogent reply was from a young woman who said with a big smile, “I don’t know. I’m just angry.”
So what we saw on the streets of London was an astounding example of primitive group scapegoating.
This time it was Donald Trump, but it could have been almost anyone who represents an authority figure.
Girard talks about the traits of the sacrificial scapegoat ….
Fr. Dwight Longenecker