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How a Difficult, Racist, Stubborn President Was Removed From Power--If Not From Office

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The president of the United States was a racist. He routinely called blacks inferior. He stated that no matter how much progress they made, they must remain so. He called critics disloyal, even treasonous. He threw insults during public speeches. He ignored answers he didn’t like. He regularly put other people into positions they didn’t want to be in, then blamed them when things went sour. His own bodyguard later called him “destined to conflict,” a man who “found it impossible to conciliate or temporize.” (Sound familiar?)

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Fascinating! I'm not sure whether any of those machinations would work in 2018. The office of President nowadays seems more powerful than it was in the 1860s.

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Those "machinartions" are still intact, and even more outrageous, given Trump's incessant angry behavior. The point of the article was to amplify the obvious similarities, although clearly Johnson's path to power and his subsequent demise are very different from Trump's.

Submitted on Saturday, Nov 17, 2018 at 5:24:44 PM

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