Jonathan Alter

NBC’s Nelson, Daily Beast’s Alter: Trump Engaging in ‘Autocratic Behavior’

Saturday on MSNBC, NBC contributor Sophia Nelson and Daily Beast columnist Jonathan Alter both accused the president of the United States of engaging in “autocratic behavior.” Nelson, who said she is a “scholar of the American Constitution,” argued President Donald Trump tweeting he has been


Alter: Trump Has a ‘Very Racial’ Whistle in His ‘Insult Matches’

Saturday on MSNBC, Daily Beast columnist Jonathan Alter weighed in on President Donald Trump’s tweets bashing LaVar Ball and NFL players for sitting for the National Anthem, saying his tweets have a “very racial” whistle in them. “It’s not the business


Jonathan Alter: ‘Demagoguery’ Against Minorities Is ‘Acceptable’ in the GOP

MSNBC analyst and Daily Beat columnist Jonathan Alter commented on GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s mocking a reporter on MSNBC Saturday, saying the “demagoguery” in the GOP against Mexicans, Muslims and all minorities is “acceptable” within the party. “I think actually this might finally