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1/ This week marks the two-year anniversary of President Trump’s inauguration, and Atlantic writers have spent the past 24 months examining the many twists and turns of his presidency.
2/ On January 20, 2017, as Trump stood on the threshold of the Oval Office, @mollyesque reflected on how he got there and previewed what his term would mean for the nation. bit.ly/2Cw3fs7
3/ @davidfrum outlined the steps that Trump, having secured the presidency, could take to lead America toward autocracy in our March 2017 issue. bit.ly/2RzzEIT
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1/ My specialty is understanding Fourth Generation Warfare and its underlying Boydian Moral Conflict. Epistemological warfare is key. The battlefield is in your head. How you perceive reality. Interpret reality. Act on that interpretation. So, here are 5 articles from
2/ The Atlantic (4+1) that touch on 4GW. Unthinkable: a ranking of the 50 moments that define the Trump presidency, from @TheAtlantic theatlantic.com/unthinkable/ #TrumpUnthinkable 1. theatlantic.com/politics/archi… 2. theatlantic.com/politics/archi…
3/ 3. theatlantic.com/politics/archi… 4. theatlantic.com/politics/archi… +1 theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/… Just to refresh. Moral Conflict is the highest form of conflict. The essence of John Boyd's moral conflict is to create, exploit, and magnify MENACE, UNCERTAINTY, and MISTRUST. The aim is to
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(Thread) Two years into the Trump presidency, the velocity of the news coming out of the White House has been chaotic—with hundreds of norm-shattering moments that would have been unimaginable under most previous presidents, Republican or Democratic. bit.ly/2AK4pAa
So ahead of the second anniversary of the president’s inauguration, we’re releasing 50 essays by 50 renowned writers cataloging the most unthinkable moments. The results that follow are a nuanced, in-depth index. #TrumpUnthinkable
50/ In early 2017, a bizarre photo of a glowing orb illuminated the Trump presidency for what it is: “unbelievable, almost otherworldly naffness,” writes James Parker. And Trump “is in his element.” bit.ly/2AJnPoW
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In an October 2016 editorial, @TheAtlantic described Donald Trump as a “demagogue, a xenophobe, a sexist, a know-nothing, and a liar,” unfit to be president.

At the two-year mark of Trump's presidency, @JeffreyGoldberg writes: “In retrospect, we may be guilty of understatement.”
This morning we are launching a big project we’re calling #TrumpUnthinkable. We asked 50 writers to reflect on 50 moments that would have been unthinkable in any other presidency, Democratic or Republican.
You can read @JeffreyGoldberg’s editor’s note and find all 50 ranked moments here:

theatlantic.com/unthinkable/
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