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Donald Trump’s America: Welcome to the void

Trump is a born campaigning demagogue. But will he be too lazy to rule?

By Sam Tanenhaus   December 2016

You're hired: Trump's image projected on the Empire State Building on the night of his election victory ©Smith/Zuma Wire/Rex/Shutterstock/

In the early hours of 9th November, at the tag-end of perhaps the most improbable election night in history, tens of millions of Americans who had spent a long night absorbed in a heart-stopping drama of Donald Trump’s astounding victory, staggered off to bed knowing one big thing: a revolution had happened.…

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