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Reich: Night thoughts on Trump and America

Reich: Night thoughts on Trump and America

With Donald Trump vacationing at one of his golf resorts, the rest of us may have a chance to relax. But in truth, it's more like a short break in a continuing nightmare, with just enough time to turn on the light, look at the clock and ponder where we are before the nightmare envelopes us again.

What can we ponder that will make all of this a bit less frightening? For one thing, it could be far worse. Mr. Trump could have fulfilled his campaign promises to repeal Obamacare, lock up Hillary Clinton, build a wall and throw out all immigrants without papers.

By now, he might have confused so many Americans about the truth that most of us would believe the words coming out of his...