The Republicans Played a Masterful Long Game For 40 Years. Their Short Game Is Horrendous.

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In 2020, the country that likes to think of itself as the greatest democracy in human history is led by a President who lost the popular vote. In the Senate, Republicans control 53% of the votes but they represent 48% of the population. This President who was rejected by a significant majority of Americans has now personally chosen more…