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Charles M. Blow: Trump’s politics of persecution

August 18, 2022

After the FBI searched Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida — an extraordinary event in the history of the United States — the former president and his allies immediately began to howl that Mr. Trump was being persecuted. Mr. Trump issued a statement that said his “beautiful home” was “currently under siege, raided and occupied” and “nothing like this has ever happened to a president of the United States before.” Left out of this victimhood framing was that this wasn’t so much an action but a reaction — a reaction to a president corrupt on a level this country has never seen before.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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