Human Rights Watch has bumped the US up on its list of global threats. Why? Trump, of course.
Eight days before Mr. Trump is to be sworn in as president, the human-rights advocacy group declared that his path to power, in a campaign marked by “misogynistic, xenophobic and racist rhetoric,” could “cause tremendous harm to vulnerable communities, contravene the United States’ core human rights obligations, or both.”
HRW rebuked the Bush administration over torture, but like everyone who is paying attention, they see Trump as far worse.
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Kenneth Roth, the organization’s executive director, said in an interview: “This is a more fundamental threat to human rights than George Bush after 9/11. I see Trump treating human rights as a