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America’s Next Authoritarian Will Be Much More Competent

Zeynep Tufekci writes in the Atlantic that Trump was ineffective and easily beaten. A future strongman won’t be.
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We’re not out of the woods yet: Tufekci doesn’t mention that Trump wasn’t just bad at governing. He was bad at being an authoritarian. He knew he wanted to rule without constraints, but he didn’t know enough about government to go about making it happen. In the Ukraine fiasco, …