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Mark Gongloff

The GOP Is Stuck With Trump, Low Energy and All

The party might finally want to move on, but the former president has other ideas.

Hey, there go my megadonors!

Hey, there go my megadonors!

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Like tens of other Americans, I tuned in last night to watch Donald Trump announce Presidential Run III: Everybody Look at Me, expecting the usual flaming-clown-car spectacle. Some people just want to watch the clown car world burn, I guess. But instead it was like watching James Austin Johnson do a Trump impression on a heavy dosage of sleeping pills.