WEFOUNDWeird of the White Wolf

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[Epistemic status: A reduction of a complicated issue to only 8000 words, because nobody would read it if it were longer. I think this is true but incomplete. I do not deny that Trump is being divisive and abusing identity politics in more subtle ways. I will try to discuss missing parts at more length later.]

A New York Times article from last September that went viral only recently: Crying Wolf, Then Confronting Trump . It asks whether Democrats have “cried wolf” so many times that nobody believes them anymore. And so: