And Then This Happened

Yesterday, after hundreds of news organizations published editorials criticizing Donald Trump's attacks on the free press, Trump tweeted a bunch of bullshit about it, singling out the Boston Globe, whose editorial board spearheaded the collective pushback.

And then someone called in a bomb threat to the Globe's offices, requiring an "increased police presence" at the paper's headquarters and an FBI investigation.

Last month, I wrote a piece about the Trump Regime's reliance on stochastic terrorism: Leverage visibility and influence to dehumanize your enemies and cast them as threats, then sit back and wait for your most radical and/or unstable supporters to take violent action.

I noted that Trump would continue to disseminate "toxic bile from his Twitter account [and] let his base handle it."

And here we are.

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