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Aug 18, 2017

16/ All mainstream parties in the west, both D's and Rs in U.S. will have to recognize & cope with these realities. -30-

Aug 18, 2017

15/ Until they recede, political entrepreneurs, some with more political skill than Trump or Bannon will seek to exploit them

Aug 18, 2017

14. Those forces include jobs, sovereignty lost to trade, globalization; cultural/security fears from immigration, demographic change

Aug 18, 2017

13/ BUT here’s the thing: even with Bannon gone, the forces that gave nationalist message political traction, in U.S. & elsewhere, remain

Aug 18, 2017

12/ Trade and immigration proved more divisive and complicated than Trump & advisors anticipated, with little/no backing from GOP

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