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The Bad Influence

Cold Comfort

From the New York Times, July, 1919

Apart from the deaths of a several close friends and relatives, the greatest sense of loss I have felt in the past decade was of the absolute certainty that after two terms of a smart, competent, brilliant black President who left behind a thriving economy, any regressive blowback, however distressing, would be limited. I did not believe that 46% of the American electorate could vote for a manifestly incompetent, incoherent, screamingly unqualified buffoon and eke…

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Mark Olmsted

Mark Olmsted

Author, "Ink from the Pen," about my 9 months using creativity as the ultimate survival tool behind bars.

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