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Trump has maxed out—but he will plug on nonetheless

What last night’s US presidential debate told us

By Andrew Stuttaford  

Donald Trump and and Hillary Clinton shake hands on stage after the second debate between the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Photo by Christian Gooden/St. Louis Post-Dispatch/TNS/ABACAPRESS.COM

The most significant words in last night’s US presidential debate came right towards the end, and they will have ended any hopes in what passes for the Republican leadership that Donald Trump might somehow magically, marvellously just…

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