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The Dangers of Delusion

What if, instead of being a sign of America’s decline, Donald Trump’s erratic and destructive presidency was a kind of harbinger of America’s enduring resiliency? That seems to be the main message of Bruno Maçães’ latest book, History Has Begun: The Birth of a New America. Mind you, the book is far from a MAGA manifesto or an attempt to rationalize or normalize Trump’s behavior. Far from it. Rather, it is highly contrarian prediction about the meaning of the changes that the United States is currently undergoing.The book’s starting point is a sense of dissatisfaction with the hyper-rational, Rawlsian …read more

Source:: The American Interest


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