We need to talk. It won’t be pleasant.

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Step fully into reality for a moment. Only a moment, because longer proves too overwhelming. We have open, unapologetic Nazi rhetoric from Laura Ingraham on Fox News; Rand Paul unabashedly ferried messages between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin; “missing votes” discovered in the Ohio special election; a Republican congressman indicted on insider trading charges; and children remain in cages after being separated from…