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Let’s try a new way of dealing with Trump’s outbursts

The president is like the pub bore in the corner: ranting, self-absorbed and often racist. So let’s try treating him like one—and only paying attention when it matters

By Ian Dunt  

Dealing with Donald Trump reminds me of dealing with leeches.

I was working on a farm in Australia a few years ago, when I realised that my legs were covered in leeches. I’d been walking through this field of tall grass and by the time I came out, they were all over me.

My first instinct was squeamish disgust. Without really thinking about it, I flicked one off. That’s the wrong thing to do. It makes you bleed. If you just leave them to do…

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