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It’s Not Just Trump: The Right Wing’s Increasing Reliance on Violence and Intimidation as a Path to Power
Republicans have tried to pass Trump's most recent comments off as a joke because to accept the reality of that rhetoric would mean going to the core of their entire party platform and their strategies. The GOP would have to come to terms with the toll its power plays are taking on the country writ large.
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