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Nihilist in Chief | The New Republic

In the midst of this January’s historic, senselessly protracted government shutdown, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell decided it was time to put forward his vision of how government should properly function. So he took to the Washington Post op-ed section to deride a modest set of Democratic proposals to institute election and voting rights …

How Trump ‘Cucked Up’ the Government Shutdown

Red America’s alpha male just picked a fight with a liberal septuagenarian woman — and lost. If anything can alienate Trump’s base, it’s that. Presidential candidates often remind the public of leaders from ages past. John McCain’s independent streak — and high-minded jingoism — led pundits to liken him to Theodore …