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Trump has an odd definition of 'America First'

America First!

-- President Donald Trump, November 20

That's how the president's official statement giving the crown prince of Saudi Arabia a pass for authorizing the gruesome murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi begins. The president goes on -- with even more exclamation points. The very next sentence declares, "The world is a very dangerous place!"

And so it is.

This was the argument made by the original 1930s isolationist movement, a bipartisan campaign against

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