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Восхождение Дональда Трампа в американской политике

ВАШИНГТОН – В то время как республиканцы и демократы проходят через длительный процесс выбора кандидата для президентских выборов следующего года, обе стороны сталкиваются с тем же вопросом. Будет ли продолжать доминировать нынешнее настроение анти-истеблишмента (и даже анти-политики) в президентской гонке?

В первый раз, День Труда (первый понедельник сентября) не был точкой демаркации для президентской гонки: общая тематика уже была объявлена. Отвращение государством и традиционными политиками надавило как торнадо на президентский конкурс летом, устраняя кампании некоторых, которые когда то считались серьезными соперниками.

Среди республиканцев это мнение, конечно, не удивительно, учитывая их устойчивый дрейф вправо и последовательную неприязнь к президенту США Бараку Обаме. Но это устраивало состоятельного, шумного хвастуна, который несся в гонке и атаковал обычных политиков, называя их «глупыми» и настаивая на том, что он в одиночку мог сделать все, что нужно.

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