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'Trumpism' takes an ugly un-American turn

Trump's racist rhetoric will help Clinton and strengthen her position among ethnic groups

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There's a certain irony in Mr Trump's lashing on immigrants: His grandfather came to the US from Germany in 1885 and became a citizen in 1892, when anti-immigration campaigners were questioning the loyalty of German Americans to their new country.

Washington

AMERICANS who travel abroad are sometimes surprised when foreigners inquire about their nationality. If you are a citizen of the United States and carry a US passport, you assume that the answer is obvious. You are an American!

But then it doesn't seem so obvious to, say...

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