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Robert B. Reich: The dangers of an untethered Trump

Robert B. Reich: The dangers of an untethered Trump

The petulant adolescent in the White House -- who has replaced most of the adults around him with raging sycophants and has demoted his chief of staff, John Kelly, to lapdog -- lacks adequate supervision.

Before, he was merely petty and vindictive. He'd tweet nasty things about people he wanted to humiliate, such as former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Now his vindictiveness has turned cruel. After smearing FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe with unfounded allegations that he lied to investigators, the new Donald Trump made sure Mr. McCabe was fired just days before he would have been eligible for a pension after more than 21 years of...

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