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Is Gary Johnson magic?

Clinton and Trump are detested—and another candidate has something to say

By Sam Tanenhaus   October 2016

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The most telling statistics in the 2016 presidential election are those showing how intensely Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are disliked. Opposites in almost every way, they meet on the precipice of public loathing and now seem handcuffed together as they plunge towards the abyss.

“Historically bad image ratings” were reported by Gallup in July: Clinton got a “highly unfavourable” rating from 33 per cent of respondents, Trump from 42…

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