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Trump, "Trolls," and "Post-Factual" Media

Andi Zeisler A few weeks ago, my 8-year-old son asked me if we'd be able to see the movie Trolls before the election in November. I told him I wasn't sure when it was out, and asked why it mattered that we see it before the election. "Well," he said matter-of-factly, "If Donald Trump wins, he's going to make all the Jews leave America."Teachable moments don't come more cut-and-dried than this one.
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