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Americans Can't Afford to Grow Used to This

A year into the presidency of Donald Trump, the country is in danger of accepting the unacceptable.
Source: Jonathan Ernst / Reuters

We’re nearly a full year into the Trump presidency. Steve Bannon has been removed from the NSC Principals’ committee, and then purged from the Trump circle. Stocks are up, taxes are down—at least for most people, at least for now. The ATMs continue to dispense cash; there has been no nuclear war. Factor in that a complete interloper, an unreliable rule-breaker, has just vaulted into spectacular prominence with a mega-selling new book crammed with salacious warnings that

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