Harold Evans: ‘Experience is the new dirty word’

July 18, 2016

The candidates’ goal: the White House. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

“Donald Trump was a joke until he wasn’t,” writes Harold Evans in “The Presidency as Fantasy,”¬† his commentary on the 2016¬†presidential campaign. As the Republican National Convention begins in Cleveland, Evans considers a race in which fiction has been treated as fact, insults are compliments and conventional wisdom has been proven wrong again and again.

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