“It’s incredibly disturbing that the president of the United States — ten days after a plot to kidnap, put me on trial, and execute me…ten days after that plot was uncovered — the president is at it again, inspiring and incentivizing and inciting this kind of domestic terrorism.” So said Gov Gretchen Whitmer, the latest target of Trump rally “lock her up” chants.

+ This often well-armed national rage will not be magically bottled up in November, regardless of the election outcome. In an interview with the NYT’s Maureen Dowd, Sacha Baron Cohen lays it out: “‘In 2005, you needed a character like Borat who was misogynist, racist, anti-Semitic to get people to reveal their inner prejudices,’ he said. ‘Now those inner prejudices are overt. Racists are proud of being racists.’ When the president is ‘an overt racist, an overt fascist,’ he said, ‘it allows the rest of society to change their dialogue, too.'”