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Trumpism

Trumpism- the destruction of the regulatory state.

That means clean water, clean air, car efficiency standards, relaxing the FDA, food safety inspections, infrastructure standards, public school regulations, specifications for special education, disability standards, disclosure, fiduciary financial advisors, consumer protection against fraud, unfair labor practices, etc etc etc

That’s what all the campaign money bought. It bought congressmen, a president and a Supreme Court designed to dismantle the framework that keeps the wolves from eating us.

If you thought it was something else, well, you were wrong. It’s only for the predators, not the sheep who voted it in.

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