Hate is poisoning politics

An important article.
Fundamentalists hacked my husband to death. That hate is poisoning politics
“Two years ago, we were ambushed in Bangladesh by the sort of group the west’s populist leaders claim to oppose. But they are two sides of the same coin.”
“Consider Trump’s travel ban. Why were Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, which together were home to 17 of the 19 September 11 attackers, excluded from the list of seven countries? Are these countries too rich, too important to American business or strategic interests? Why did he present the ban as a pressing policy issue? Because such a populist decision plays to the fears of his core rightwing voters. If Islamic State or al-Qaida are reacting to western “modernity”, imperialism and national and cultural grievances, is Trump not reacting in response?"