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FEATURING NORMAN SOLOMON – On January 20, 2021, a majority of Americans heaved a sigh of relief watching Donald Trump leave Washington D.C. for his new Florida residence, and welcoming a new administration that promised truth, decorum, and decency. The all-star lineup of musicians sang tear-jerking syrupy anthems, and many among us cried with joy. And with good reason considering the nightmarish horror of the past four years. But my next guest issues a warning with a quote from I.F. Stone that, incoming presidents “make us the dupes of our hopes.”

Read Norman Solomon’s latest article “Don’t Let President Biden ‘Make Us the Dupes of Our Hopes,” HERE.

Norman Solomon is co-founder and national coordinator of RootsAction.org. His books include “War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death” (2006) and “Made Love, Got War: Close Encounters with America’s Warfare State” (2007). His latest article is entitled “Don’t Let President Biden ‘Make Us the Dupes of Our Hopes.'”

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