Diary from Trumpland

Magician’s dust

Print edition : February 03, 2017

President-elect Donald Trump at an event in Cincinnati, Ohio, on December 1, 2016. He mocked critics who had predicted defeat for him. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

A poster in New York City, where Trump lives, calling him a 'Loser" and suggesting that the real meaning of his "Make America Great Gaain" slogan is "Make America Hate Again".

President Barack Obama after signing the Affordable Care Act into law in March 2010. Republicans plan to repeal the Act. Photo: DOUG MILLS/NYT

A demonstration in Washington, D.C., on December 17, 2016, denouncing the upcoming Trump presidency. Photo: ZACH GIBSON/AFP

Donald Trump takes office with an agenda so toxic that it could curdle milk. But the Democratic leadership seems to be in no mood for a fight, and much of the anti-Trump discourse is obsessed with the alleged Russian role in the presidential election.
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