The cover article of the February issue of the Irish magazine Village debates whether President Donald Trump should be assassinated.
The magazine’s cover, out Friday, features a photo of Trump with cross-hairs over him and the title,”Why Not.” The magazine doesn’t identify an author of the piece, just that it’s written by “Village.”
The article concludes that one shouldn’t undertake “tyrannicide” and kill Trump, but the magazine makes sure to provide plenty of justification for the killing of the president.
“Donald Trump is a purveyor of hatred, a contrarian: anti-liberal, anti-democratic and hostile to a free press, an anti-environmental, corruptible bully; a liar, a misogynist groper and a boor,” the article states. “[Trump] holds the reins of power in the most powerful country in the world. He holds the nuclear codes, he can start wars, he can ensure nothing is done about climate change, so that civilisation itself is threatened.”
After listing a bunch of Trump’s policies, and misstating many of them, the article asks, “So what is to be done?”
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SOURCE: ALEX PFEIFFER