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I voted for Trump. And I sorely regret it.

His refusal to denounce the groups responsible for this intolerable violence was morally disgusting

Julius Krein | NYT 

When Donald Trump first announced his presidential campaign, I, like most people, thought it would be a short-lived publicity stunt. A month later, though, I happened to catch one of his political rallies on C-Span. I was riveted. I supported the Republican in dozens of articles, radio and TV appearances, even as conservative friends and colleagues said I had to be kidding. As early as September 2015, I wrote that Mr. Trump was “the most serious candidate in the race.” Critics of the pro-Trump blog and then the nonprofit journal that I founded accused us of attempting ...

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First Published: Fri, August 18 2017. 10:12 IST
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