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When Trump erupts, reach for your wallet

By Lisa Van Dusen      

Never has a major politician been so adept at the flimflam art of destructive distraction. What’s the con?

U.S. President Donald Trump is a master of political distraction, writes Lisa Van Dusen. The danger is what he leaves us distracted from. Photograph courtesy of Gage Skidmore

Years ago, during a trip to Paris, my then-husband and I were strolling to dinner at dusk on Boulevard Saint-Germain when we were sucked off course by the gravitational pull of a crowd of people standing in a circle, laughing.

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