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Judd Legum @JuddLegum
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There is a school of thought among Republican intellectuals that despite Trump's incendiary rhetoric, he governs like a traditional Republican and that's what matters.

Corporate tax cuts, conservative judges deregulation.

This is deeply mistaken.…
2. In today's, I look at how Trump's words are being used to justify atrocities internationally.

Last week the Nigerian Army used a video of Trump talking about the caravan to justify the execution of 45 demonstrators…
3. In the Philippines, Duerte is using Trump to justify shutting down media outlets.

Trump's words are being used by authoritarians worldwide.…
4. At home "a nationwide review conducted by ABC News has identified at least 17 criminal cases where Trump's name was invoked in direct connection with violent acts, threats of violence or allegations of assault."…
5. More on the power of Trump's words, plus the latest on Steve King and Brian Kemp, in today's Popular Information newsletter.

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