Monday, November 07, 2016

"The One Favor Trump Did Us Was to Be Monstrous about the Things in America that Matter the Most"

"This campaign has not been an abstraction unfolding on some theoretical level. It's a political fight being waged along intimate psychic terrain, every outrage circling the same theme: power. Not just the power of the presidency, but the distributions and arrangements and perquisites of power in everyday American life, about who has the stuff and who doesn't, and about how the people who have it are permitted to treat the people who don't."

Tommy Craggs in Slate argues that, contrary to the perception of some, the 2016 presidential campaign was about important issues.

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