Robert J. Samuelson

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Nov 8, 2016

Dysfunction goes deeper than the candidates

Regardless of who wins this bitterly contested election, the victor will face the same basic, daunting, task: reconciling the vast promises that have been made, both in this campaign and earlier, with the government’s limited ability to meet those promises. It won’t be easy. ...