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The Damage Done to Rational Debate

The cult of Trump will make it hard to recover reasonable discourse

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As hopefully the age of Donald Trump nears its end, it is important to assess exactly how this transpired and to look at ways in which we can try to prevent its repetition in the future. I say hopefully, because Trump appears on the surface to still be trying to overturn the results of the…




The political arena is a farce. You either choose to laugh at it, or you have to go mad. Parlor Tricks chooses to laugh. If we can’t get rid of fake news and propaganda, might as well make a mockery of it. Parlor Tricks publishes political and media satire on Medium.

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Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at:

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