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The Trump Administration Is a Sinkhole of Sleaze: New at Reason

Gage Skidmore / Flickr.comGage Skidmore / Flickr.comSince Jan. 20, 2017, Americans have seen an endless torrent of corruption beyond anything previously imagined. No president has ever had a surer instinct than Donald Trump for finding and empowering scam artists, spongers, and thugs.

As a candidate, Trump promised, "I'll choose the best people for my administration." Maybe he inadvertently omitted the word "not." Looking for the best people in Trump's circle, observes Steve Chapman, would be like looking for icebergs in the Everglades.


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