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Trump Is Gone. Will Irony Go With Him?

America rode ironic detachment to the brink. Now, it must regain its good faith.

Photo: Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Just as Donald Trump won’t leave us quietly, nor will the sense of irony his presence amplified in American life. Among the many cultural reckonings we must make in the wake of an election where Trump still received over 70 million votes, there are few more…

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