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‘America Is Not a Safe Space’

Pity the anti-Trump protesters thronging the streets of American cities. 

Apparently, no one ever told them that they live in a geographically, economically, and ideologically varied nation, and that about half of its inhabitants might support a Republican candidate for president. They mistook the country for the campus of Oberlin College.

The news that it actually isn’t arrived with the force of a thunderclap on November 8. The shock of Donald Trump’s election has occasioned tears, rending of garments, and days of protests showcasing the rank infantilism of the American Left.

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