2016 Elections

The Upside to Trump's Latest Terrible Idea

Barring Muslim immigrants makes no sense. But it's worth remembering why.

Not your next president.

Photographer: Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Donald Trump wins again. Oh, he's still not going to be president. His new offensive -- coming out for a "total and complete shutdown" of Muslim immigration and travel to the U.S. -- won't get him any closer to taking over the White House. But he has once again succeeded in taking over the news cycle.

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