Trump, Oprah and the Era of Pick ’n’ Mix Politics

‘Voters seem to like celebrity politicians who transcend prepackaged party lines’

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By Gillian Tett

A few weeks ago I was passing through Dulles airport, outside Washington DC, when I spotted a rack of T-shirts on sale. Each of them carried a gigantic “O” — emblazoned in red, white and blue — and the…

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