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Mary Sanchez

The irony hidden in Republican doom and gloom

The irony hidden in Republican doom and gloom

Is America is in decline? It certainly is, to hear the Republican presidential candidates tell it. The current frontrunner, Donald Trump, has built his campaign around the proposition, and his pitch to voters is that only he can "make America great again." Trump's vision of the national emergency is America inundated by unassimilable, criminal foreigners -- Mexicans mostly. His only explicit policy proposals so far -- building a border wall and deporting undocumented immigrants -- if carried to fruition would make America decidedly ungreat by ballooning the budget deficit and tanking the economy, not to mention the humanitarian outrages that would accompany mass...

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