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A Photograph We’re Not Going to Forget for a Long Time

A quick tableau of white supremacy—how it started, how it’s going

Photo: Saul Loeb / AFP via Getty Images

Like so many images of the Donald Trump era, this photograph has the broad outlines of farce, but what it depicts is deadly serious. After storming the Capitol building, a Trump supporter stands on a pediment next to a statue of former president Gerald Ford; the…

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