Speaking thousands of miles away from home, US President George W. Bush on Thursday ignited a firestorm by telling the Israeli Knesset that those advocating a dialogue with countries like Iran are like people who favoured engaging Adolf Hitler.
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.