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David Horsey

David Horsey: America's fate is in the hands of Trump's bizarre inner circle of advisers

David Horsey: America's fate is in the hands of Trump's bizarre inner circle of advisers

Here is something to keep you awake at night: Your future, and the future of the world, now rests in the hands of a tiny team of zealots and opportunistic hacks in the White House who prefer to rule the country by edict and "alternative facts" while ignoring the courts, leaving Congress out of the loop, purging seasoned officials from the government and targeting the independent media.

Yes, there was an election, but this feels more like a coup.

Before you run into the night screaming, it is worth noting that the coup is being managed by a collection of characters who seem unable to pull it off without raising deep opposition. Journalist Jonathan Alter called...

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