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Nov 4, 2018

Election Redux

It's hard to avoid the repeated references to George Wallace in coverage of Donald Trump....

"Let us hope good people of America will see this despicable race-baiting tactic for what it is — another shameless attempt by this president to drive a wedge, to once again invoke fear of the unknown to get people to vote Republican. It is a trick that has shown a history of success, popularized perhaps most memorably by the likes of fire-breathing, segregationist Gov. George C. Wallace of Alabama, whose own racist language and demagoguery on the stump is mirrored all too well by Trump."

                                  From a Northern New Jersey newspaper editorial about election day.

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