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How ‘unpresidented’ is Donald Trump?

Melania Trump, right, looks on as her husband, President-elect Donald Trump, talks to reporters during a New Year’s Eve party Saturday at Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida. (AP photo)

In mid-December, Donald Trump tweeted the following: “China steals United States Navy research drone in international waters — rips it out of the water in an unpresidented act.” This hasty composition with the humorous misspelling actually suggests a crucial question: ...

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Republicans stand at democracy’s crossroads

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. speaks with reporters Nov. 15 in the Senate Press Gallery on Capitol Hill in Washington. American Enterprise Institute political scientist Norman Ornstein cites Graham as one of the potential counters to the Republican Party’s authoritarian drift. (AP file photo)

Editor’s note: Francis Wilkinson writes editorials on politics and U.S. domestic policy for Bloomberg View. He was executive editor of the Week. He was previously a national affairs writer for Rolling Stone, a communications consultant and a political media strategist. ...

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