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Donald Trump’s genius

In his own way, he’s very New York—and not really a Republican

By Andrew Stuttaford  

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally, 16th December 2015, in Mesa, Arizona. ©AP, Matt York

At a lunchtime meeting in Manhattan a month or so ago, a prominent member of America’s conservative commentariat—it wouldn’t be fair to name him—was invited to give his predictions for the 2016 election. He laughed and said that, as he had been forecasting the imminent bursting of the Trump bubble for months, he…

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