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Elected on words, Trump faces collision with deeds

With sweeping statements, America's new president has set down markers by which he will be judged

A protester outside Trump Tower on Sunday. The words on the placard are a reference to the hit TV series The Man In The High Castle, which envisions a United States if the Nazis had been victorious.


A COLLISION awaits President Donald Trump. Exactly when it will take place isn't clear, but it is almost certain to occur. The extravagance of the president's rhetoric is soon to meet the reality of governing.

The president's inaugural address was perhaps the baldest...

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