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Truth After Trump

Donald Trump is more dangerous than a mere liar because he found a way to exploit the economic doppelgänger of science. Behind every government policy that affects us lurks some economic hypothesis whose authority is bolstered by a peer review process that the naked eye can mistake for the scientific process.

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Gone But Not Forgotten

Ultimately, the world of states is indeed a self-help system, and so countries must necessarily make guesses about the anticipated future behaviour of others—about what seems likely and the range of the possible and the plausible… This is why … the Trump presidency will have enduring consequences for U.S. power and influence in the world. 

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Obituary For A Failed Presidency

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In the end, Trump was everything his haters feared—a chaos candidate, in the prescient words of one of his 2016 rivals, who became a chaos President. An American demagogue, he embraced division and racial discord, railed against a “deep state” within his own government, praised autocrats and attacked allies, politicized the administration of justice, monetized the Presidency for himself and his children…

Rea Here | The New Yorker

What To Expect In Biden’s First 100 Days In Foreign Policy

During his first 100 days in office, U.S. President Donald Trump issued sweeping executive orders aimed at reversing and dismantling key elements of former President Barack Obama’s legacy and pushing an “America First” platform that upset decades of bipartisan consensus on foreign policy. Now, the reversal of Trump’s reversals is coming…

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How America’s Political Decay Accelerated During The Trump Era

Two emerging phenomena have worsened the situation enormously: new communications technologies have contributed to the disappearance of a common factual basis for democratic deliberation, and what were once policy differences between “blue” and “red” factions have hardened into divisions over cultural identity.

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How Trump’s Most Consequential Policies Have Changed America

Donald Trump’s presidency has largely been defined by his disregard for political norms and his historic two impeachments.Trump purposefully sought to upend conventional domestic and foreign policy, fundamentally altering America’s role in the world. And he disrupted the status quo in Washington, recalibrating the federal government’s role in everyday American life in ways both temporary and for a longer term effect.

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Can Donald Trump Survive ‘Virtual Impeachment’?

For the first time in his tweet-driven presidency, Trump wasn’t able to employ his preferred method of communication to stoke or incite supporters. He wasn’t able to launch at leaders of his party his usual mob-boss loyalty tests. And he wasn’t able to distract and divert and defend himself in the telltale ways to which Americans have grown so accustomed.

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A Political Obituary For Donald Trump

America under Trump became less free, less equal, more divided, more alone, deeper in debt, swampier, dirtier, meaner, sicker, and deader. It also became more delusional. No number from Trump’s years in power will be more lastingly destructive than his 25,000 false or misleading statements

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5 Reasons Why The World Will Miss Donald Trump

Third-rate think tank analysts, GOP nobodies, and absolute randos had no idea what opportunities were about to come their way when a reality TV star was elected in 2016 without a real team in place. We will not see their like again.

Read Here | The National Interest

Donald Trump For President In 2024?

“Once you’ve lost it’s hard to gain the momentum you need to win the nomination and then the general election. That’s especially true since most presidents are reelected,” Jonathan Krasno, professor of political science at Binghamton University, said. But history says it wouldn’t be impossible.

Read Here | The National Interest

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