Good Genes

Control: The Dark History of Eugenics Adam Rutherford (2022. Weidenfeld & Nicholson), 268 Pages

Although I have written for decades about the history and practice of eugenics, I didn’t know that Donald Trump was guilty in “straight-up old-school eugenics.” Adam Rutherford has reached this conclusion in Control: The Dark History of Eugenics. Rutherford’s judgment of Trump is based on the Donald’s blatant statements about “good genes” in speeches in Minnesota, which Rutherford breathlessly wrote.

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