What superheroes can teach us about Donald Trump

David Nurenberg
12 min readMay 10, 2020
Liberals baffled about the President’s appeal to so many Americans might learn something from reading comic books

For the past four years, liberals have struggled to understand Donald J. Trump’s consistently strong appeal to (if polls are accurate) about a third of Americans. The actions President Trump takes that seem most despicable and dangerous to many on the “cultured Left” — the lies, the insults, the violations of both law and decorum — not only fail to evoke condemnation from his conservative supporters, but…

David Nurenberg

Educator, consultant and author. His latest book is entitled, “What Does Injustice Have to Do With Me? Engaging Privileged White Students with Social Justice.”