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A Preview of a Despot

In a normal presidential election, debates are a chance to compare two plausible candidates. This isn’t a normal election. If you chatter about who won or lost on points, you’re missing the story. The story in these debates is that the public is getting a chance to see, before it happens, what it would be like to have Donald Trump as president. It would be one of the most dangerous crises in the history of the United States.
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