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The President-Elect Is a Roman Emperor

At the Carrier plant and his “thank you” rally, Donald Trump reveled in his own volatility.

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Nov. 27 2016 8:00 PMKeep Hope AliveDemoralized Democrats have a road map for success in Trump’s America. It was written by Jesse Jackson.
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Nov. 23 2016 1:05 PMThe Angle: Restaurant Turkey EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the alt-right, the media vs. Trump, and eating out on the big day.
The Gist
Nov. 23 2016 10:56 AMThe Alt-Right Is Using TrumpBen Shapiro on how the group will take advantage of its newfound prominence.
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Dec. 2 2016 4:49 PMDonald Trump’s Locker RoomThis is how he talks about the rest of America when he’s with his buddies.
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Dec. 1 2016 5:40 PMHate in AmericaAn updating list.
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Nov. 22 2016 5:56 PMThe Angle: Unstoppable Sessions EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “identity politics,” gerrymandering in Wisconsin, and Trump’s nominee for attorney general.
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