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Has Donald Trump Become a New Kind of Lame-Duck President?

November 30, 2017 // The Globe and Mail - Canada - English

It's not that his term is coming to an end, which is the normal definition of a lame duck. It's that his schtick has worn off, and once that's gone all that is left is a below-average president in terms of political effectiveness, intelligence, credibility and approval ratings.

Trump: A Presidency Perverted

October 11, 2017 // Liberation - France - French

Since the New Deal, presidential power in the United States has been based on the almost plebiscitary connection established with public opinion. Donald Trump is the first to play on the country’s divisions to reinforce his support.
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