The Economist Predicts Trump-Fueled ‘Disaster’ for the Republican Party, America

In a rare moment of emotionally-charged panic and dismay amidst its historically measured editorial tone, this week’s Economist cover story resorts to such hysterically ominous descriptors as “disaster,” “tragedy” and “terrifying world-view” to describe the Trumpian drama that has unfolded this past week.

Predicting violence at the Republican convention in Cleveland, and the continued promotion of an archaic, Roman vision of foreign policy, they reckon that America’s allies will collectively “watch the polls fearfully,” with Trump’s spectre looming over “every meeting between America and a foreign power between now and November 8th.”

Concerned? Read the full story here.

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