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Like rose blossoms, a politician’s promises can be beautiful when they burst into full, glorious bloom – only to see them fade over time and, petal by petal, fall away.
Take Donald Trump’s glorious pledge last year to renegotiate NAFTA and provide a “much better” deal for working families. Beautiful! This particular blossom is what convinced many hard-hit, former-factory workers to vote Trump into the White House.
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