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Hell is empty, boys

By Lisa Van Dusen      

Like a mean girl in a high school cafeteria, Donald Trump has now taken his tray and moved to the bully table. Welcome to Thug Prom.

U.S. President Donald Trump meets with North Korea's Kim Jong Un in Singapore on June 12. Photograph courtesy of Donald Trump's Instagram
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The most predictable thing in the world these days is the unpredictability of Donald Trump. With every reversal, 180, and pre-emptive or ad hoc torpedoing, the perpetually volatile actor occupying the White House takes America further from its leadership as a defender of democracy and freedom and transforms its long-standing indispensability into geopolitical radioactivity. Except to authoritarians, of course. This may be the week when America’s pivot from its postwar role as the superpower that immunized the world

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