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Collusion Was a Seductive Delusion

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'Collusion was a seductive and convenient delusion.  The ease with which a racist, misogynist, serial con man  slipped past every gatekeeper in American life suggests something deeply sick at the core of society.The Mueller investigation sucked up all the political energy. In the years we’ve spent chasing the fantastical ghosts of collusion, we have all but ignored the structural weaknesses plaguing every corner of the American establishment, from its political parties to its news media to its tilted economic landscape and, most important, the unfair machinery of its democracy. Trump was the corrupt, misbegotten choice of a citizenry mired in partisan mistrust, seething with racial grievance, informed by a beleaguered and fracturing news media, and laboring under an economic and political system that had long ceased functioning for all but the wealthiest of its citizens.'

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