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Democrats need more than an anti-Trump platform

One of the right's most common, and best, arguments for the Trump presidency is that it shattered the Republican Party's calcified agenda. Invested in a coalition of various interests and beholden to a pervasive and outdated Reagan nostalgia, the GOP desperately needed new rhetoric and a new approach. For good or ill, President Trump provided both.

The Democrats' effort to come up with a program, separate from anti-Trumpism, suggests they're

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