America’s Contrarium Magister

Not orange enough, but you get the idea

As a man, Donald Trump has no redeeming qualities. He’s venal, corrupt, arrogant, incompetent, deceitful, divisive, lazy, bigoted, and cruel. He brings these traits to his presidency*, which has proved to be an extravagant disaster. If you set aside the two things I’ve been able to identify as his accomplishments — making rich people richer and fulfilling Vladimir Putin’s every wish — Trump has set an historically bad example at everything: race relations…

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Tom Maxwell

Tom Maxwell

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Tom‘s work has appeared in Longreads, The Oxford American, Bitter Southerner, Slate, Salon, and Southern Cultures, among others. He usually writes about music.