This piece runs too close to the election to make predictions, so I’ll channel the mainstream media and provide sheets of clichés. You can play National Review editor! Just grab a pen and cross out the words and sentences that don’t apply. When you’re done you’ll have a perfect chattering-class boilerplate think-piece.
“It’s finally over. The trials of 2020 were (ended / exacerbated) by an election that gave the nation (finality / an attenuated sense of anguish) when (Joe Biden / Donald Trump) found himself the (clear winner / contested loser) of an election many observers called (the …
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