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Why America Needs a Reckoning with the Trump Era;by Masha Gessen

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"The soul of America has been battered by a hateful and lying President, by a government intent on destroying itself, and, when the COVID-19 pandemic struck, by a government that demonstratively rejected the value of human life. The Trump Administration taught Americans that no one will take care of us, our parents, and our children, because our lives are worthless, disposable. It has taught Americans that this country is a dangerous place. The President kept telling us that we are at risk of being murdered... that we are forever on the brink of disaster and that no one will protect us, whether from illness or economic hardship. How can the soul of a country be healed after this kind of trauma? "

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