Donald Trump, the great pretender

The Trump presidency was never really about winning for "his" people

President Trump.
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On Wednesday, the Trump presidency will draw to a close. Whether the Trump Era ends with it remains to be seen.

The question hinges partly on the Senate's Republican caucus, and whether they will make a decisive break with the outgoing president by convicting him and barring him from office. It depends partly on the media — traditional, right-wing, and social — and whether they will frustrate his future attempts to claim the spotlight. But most importantly, it depends on the American people, and whether we want to move on.

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