When Mahatma Gandhi's grandson wrote a blog accusing Israel and Jews of being the biggest players in a "culture of violence", he had hoped to stir up a "healthy discussion".
In November 2015, Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Stephen Bannon, executive chairman of the Breitbart News Network, a far-right news and opinion site. In the course of the conversation, Bannon made the startling assertion that Silicon Valley has far too many Asian CEOs. An ominous portent of things to come? It certainly seems so today.