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US liberal consensus is broken – but the left’s real fight is just beginning

Submitted by Administrator on Wed, 01/11/2017 - 10:10

We must declare war on racists and misogynists like Trump – but we must also declare war on the system that created them too, writes BEN CHACKO

“A WORLD is collapsing before our eyes.” The swiftly deleted tweet from France’s ambassador to the United States typified the sense of loss and bewilderment felt by liberals the world over when Donald Trump was declared the next president of the most powerful country on Earth.

Progressives are right to be horrified by Trump’s victory.