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Politics

Brian McGrory

Wouldn’t it be great...

Wouldn’t it be great if we learned a few lessons from whatever it was that just unfolded over the last year-and-a-half?

Wouldn’t it be great if we came to the realization that it’s virtually criminal to spend $2 billion on a presidential campaign in which voters felt worse about our candidates and our country, and less enlightened about our government, than when the whole thing began?

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