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We thought Anthony Scaramucci had gone away. Thanks to media, he's back

We thought Anthony Scaramucci had gone away. Thanks to media, he's back

I blame Donald Trump for turning the presidency into a vapid, glitzy prime-time soap opera like “Dallas” or “Dynasty” of the 1980s.

I have written at length about how we now have a president who is as shady and self-serving a character as J.R. Ewing was on “Dallas,” and how much of the nation is now dangerously locked in an endless cycle of serialized drama and silliness instead of the conversation of democracy.

Rather than any real discussion about a vision for the country or national narrative that might inspire us, we have endless...

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