Trump Destroyed Our Faith in Government. How Do We Get It Back?

Trump has done irreparable harm to Americans’ faith in government, and the public’s tolerance of bureaucratic malfeasance may have reached a point of no return

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Without that public legitimacy, the institutional resilience baked into the architecture of the American system falls apart.

Deputy editor at Task & Purpose. Other words for Aeon, The Atlantic, LARB, Pacific Standard, TNR, Slate, Smithsonian, the Village Voice, and elsewhere

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