In a piece I wrote for +972 Magazine, I examined the parallels between the voter intimidation tactics employed by Donald Trump’s re-election campaign and those used by Benjamin in his never-ending campaign to hold on to the prime minister’s office in Israel.
The two campaigns seem to be running from a very similar playbook, and that really isn’t surprising. We know they jibe very nicely ideologically, with plenty of racism and authoritarianism in common. Their shared values also extend to discouraging voters from voting.
I explore it all at +972 mag.