The president of the United States, Donald Trump, never said there were “fine” Nazis or Ku Klux Klansmen. This is one of the two great lies of our time — the other being that all Trump supporters are racists – and perhaps in all of American history. I cannot think of a lie of such significance that was held as truth by so many Americans, by every leading politician of one of the two major political parties and disseminated by virtually the entire media.
A recent Pentagon report has confirmed what many in U.S. defense have long feared: ISIS has been rebuilding in Syria. The report was written by Department of Defense (DOD) counsel Glenn Fine, the lead inspector general for Operation Inherent Resolve. That’s the official name for the U.S.-led operation against ISIS, and covers the period from …