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By Jeff Schiff. Odes to the culture of conspiracy, tribalism, and hatred that propelled the modern American Trump voter.
By Catherine Strayhall. Let our hope be a promise to do better than our histories.
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By Yvonne Daley. An open letter to Barack Obama on Presidents’ Day.