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A Poem, by Donald Trump

Posted on September 4, 2020

If you began your childhood on third base, Like me, and never had to work to bring wealth in, And watched the fools and suckers take your place, While you stayed home and lived a life of sin, My friend, you’d know you’re better than the rest, Plebeians whose folks wait at home with worry In wartime. While you go to all the fetes, They fight, suffer, and pro patria mori.

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Some Background On The Law Of Presidential Elections

Posted on July 31, 2020

I thought my non-American readers might appreciate a (decidedly non-expert) brief outline of US law on presidential elections, in light of President Trump’s unprecedented suggestion that he might seek to delay the US presidential election—an idea so outlandish that when the presumptive Democratic nominee, Joseph Biden, suggested Trump might try it, provoked outraged claims of scaremongering from the right. Let’s start with the basics: when must the election be held?

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