There is a feeling in America today that things are going badly in our country and economy, and that nothing can change for the better. The despair this produces in poor and working people drives them toward Donald Trump, who is popular because, unlike opponents other than Bernie Sanders, he occasionally tells the truth. Yet in his most objectionable . . .

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