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    Donald Trump Isn’t the Problem

    Anger is. While it may seem unbelievable that the loose-lipped tycoon is the GOP front-runner, Trump resonates with a quarter of Republicans. His statements, from Mexican “rapists” to Sen. John McCain’s lack of heroism, have been lampooned by Jon Stewart, Obama and countless columnists. But some see his no-holds-barred approach as a sign he can take on a dysfunctional Washington. With 37 percent of Americans feeling “angry” at the federal government, compared to just 14 percent in 1998 — after the Lewinsky scandal — it’s time we focus less on Trump and more on getting Washington back on track.

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