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The Democratic machine united from the beginning of the campaign — even straining ethics and integrity (Brazile’s words) — to foist a fundamentally corrupt, arrogant, and incompetent politician on the American body politic.
Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party has injected a toxic communalism into the Indian body politic, creating the space for lynchings and other extra-judicial crimes to occur with alarming frequency.
When Rome incorporates Greeks and Egyptians into her body politic, her citizens replace local self-governance with quietist philosophies, Eastern cults and eros.
Social media are hardly the first communication revolution to first threaten, then rewire the body politic.
But that doesn’t mean Mr. Trump or the republic deserves the damage Mr. Mueller seems willing to do to the body politic.
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