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The Plague-Ground – Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice…

Seventy million Americans voted for Donald Trump. As Wade Davis noted, that’s “4 million more than did so in 2016, inspired, one can only assume, by his personal and political record over the past four years.” Many Canadians, myself…

The Plague-Ground – Morning in America

In 1984, Ronald Reagan unleashed one of the most devastating commercials in American campaign history. It helped him swamp Democrat Walter Mondale in a landslide, 525 electoral votes to 13. That ad, like that very age 36 years ago, is touchingly…

The Plague-Ground – How to shrink Trump’s base

The battle is joined. The Democratic and Republican tickets are now complete. On November 3rd, Americans will go to the polls and...no, hold on, odds are that only slightly more than half of eligible Americans will vote for their new President. But…