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Pox Populi

Trump is a symptom of a disease deep within democracy's bones.

Photo Illustration by Mark Abramson

June 19, 2016 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

H ow did Donald Trump become a serious contender for president of the United States? It’s the question everyone is asking, but it’s the wrong question. Instead, given how ignorant and irrational voters tend to be, we should be asking how it is...

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