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The Twelve Oy Veys of Christmas

Trump’s first year in office hasn’t been as bad as it could have been. But it’s been ten times worse than most Americans realize. Much of the domestic damage can ultimately be undone by the backlash already building. We elected a sexual harasser, and this is the year women were finally heard on that issue. We elected a race-baiting, hate monger, and black women just elected a Democrat in Alabama. Sadly, the international damage will be longer lasting. As 2017 comes to a close, I’d like to list a few of the most damaging elements of this sad! presidency. This list will not be exhaustive because the internet doesn’t have enough room for that. And I’m not going to include things the GOP has been doing to itself (and us) for a long time. Trump was never the cause of a movement. He is the result of one.

I know Trump brought Christmas back (as much as I love latkes, if Jared were my son-in-law, I wouldn’t want to celebrate Hanukkah either), so I’ll limit this list to twelve items.

Dave Pell Writes NextDraft. He’s the Managing Editor of the Internet.

I write NextDraft, a quick and entertaining look at the day’s most fascinating news.

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