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Donald Trump’s a disgrace, but turning him into a martyr won’t help

Lindy McDowell



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Congressional staff hold up their hands as police secure the Capitol building

Congressional staff hold up their hands as police secure the Capitol building

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Congressional staff hold up their hands as police secure the Capitol building

Maybe we should think about sending the Americans a special peace envoy.

This week, the US special envoy to Northern Ireland, the Trump-appointed Mick Mulvaney, threw in the towel. Not on account of anything we'd done (for a change), but because of his President's lunatic rabble-rousing.

Donald Trump, having refused to recognise the results of an election, incited a mob to storm the US seat of government in order to keep himself illegally in the White House.


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