Civil War Fantasies

Arturo Dominguez
5 min readOct 1, 2019

Known for his use of coded language, Donald Trump recently invoked the words of Robert Jeffress, a Southern Baptist pastor who declared a “Civil War-like fracture” would occur should Trump be impeached during an appearance on Fox and Friends Weekend.

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In my work, I have previously discussed the use of dog-whistles in politics and how the modern-day use of coded-language became popularized decades ago with the implementation of…

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Arturo Dominguez

Journalist covering Congress, Racial Justice, Human Rights, Cuba, Texas | Editor: The Antagonist Magazine |