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Sat Jan 7, 2017, 10:00 PM

Trump is not who he says he is, but who his people say he is. Are they united? No.

Yes. I want to post google images of Trump as an hitlerian dictator in kingly robes. But I'm a Democrat.

If we're so smart, we need to pay attention. Not to Trump, but to the next four years of every. fucking. body. else. That's what democracy is. That's what a Democrat fucking does.

'Trump,” he wrote, “alone among candidates for high office in this or in the last seven (at least) cycles, has stood up to say: I want to live. I want my party to live. I want my country to live.

By holding the line on unauthorized immigration and rethinking free trade, Decius argued, Trump could help foster “solidarity among the working, lower-middle, and middle classes of all races and ethnicities.”

Decius identified himself as a conservative, but he saved much of his criticism for “house-broken conservatives,” who warned of the perils of progressivism while doing nothing in particular to stop it.
Electing Trump was a way to take a stand against both ambitious liberalism and insufficiently ambitious conservatism.


http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2017/01/09/intellectuals-for-trump

Does this define our game plan? Hell, no! But it does inform it.



DU must work toward clarity and a better future.

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