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The trouble with Trump

The Republican candidate’s performance in the debate has not changed the race

By Fabrizio Tonello  

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Nervously, Donald Trump marches on. The self-proclaimed champion of the American white male working class will go down fighting, in a farcical re-enactment of Custer’s last stand. This is what we can conclude after the second presidential debate. The day after, the data journalism website Fivethirtyeight.com gives Trump only an 18 per cent chance of being elected on 8th November. As political scientist Larry…

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