Donald Trump Cannot 'Open Up' America

And if he tries too soon, we might see an ugly battle between red and blue states.

There is an old, outdated adage about America. Perhaps you’ve heard it. “All politics is local.” That’s no longer close to true. With the rise of negative polarization, the increase in the power of the presidency, and the limited number of truly competitive congressional races—not to mention the ongoing losses of local news outlets that cover local poli…

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