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Don't let Trump re-write America's values

Don't let Trump re-write America's values

President Donald Trump has manufactured a crisis to justify a ban on entry into the country by people from seven predominantly Muslim nations, a move that is plainly discriminatory, profoundly un-American and virtually certain to put this nation at greater risk. It is a classic tactic of autocrats seeking to consolidate power. Along with the news that Mr. Trump's alt-right adviser Stephen Bannon will have a permanent seat on the National Security Council but the Director of National Intelligence and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff will not, the immigration and refugee bans represent the Trump administration's eagerness to politicize the most fundamental duty of the president — to...

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