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A 20-Year-Old GOP Strategy Drew the Road Map for Trump’s Attempted Coup

Why George W. Bush succeeded where Trump failed

Supporters for George W. Bush stand outside Al Gore’s residence in November 2000. Photo: Shawn Thew/AFP via Getty Images

Over the past five weeks, Donald Trump has led a series of bumbling, incompetent, and spectacularly unsuccessful efforts to undo the results of an election he has clearly and decisively lost.




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Political columnist for the Boston Globe. He is the co-author of “Clear and Present Safety: The World Has Never Been Better and Why That Matters To Americans.”

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