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FEATURING DANNY KATCH – Donald Trump is a mess of contradictions. The man who married an immigrant bashes immigrants as a core value of his presidency. He emerges from the moneyed classes and flaunts his penthouse and gold plated fixtures, yet he finds appeal among some working class Americans. He defends the free speech rights of Nazis but denounces the protests of NFL players.

He boasts about fixing healthcare with ease yet fails time and again. He foments violence via tweets and then claims to be the victim.

Americans have to contend with the “insane clown president” as Matt Taibbi calls him until at least 2020. So in our on-going quest to make sense of the 2016 President election we turn now to author Danny Katch.

Danny Katch, activist and humor writer. He is the author of ‘America’s Got Democracy! The Making of the World’s Longest Running Reality Show’, ‘Socialism . . . Seriously: A Brief Guide to Human Liberation’. His latest book is called ‘Why Bad Governments Happen to Good People’.

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