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Trump Derangement Syndrome: The President’s Effect On Our Psyches

After a week of wild press conferences, walk backs and word jumbles, Donald Trump’s apparent bromance with Russian president Vladimir Putin is still dominating headlines. Alan Dershowitz certainly discovered that when he visited his old summer stomping grounds to find his Vineyard neighbors shunning him for coming to the president’s defense as relates to the Mueller probe. Then last night, during a town hall with his estranged islandmates, Dershowitz came to a realization, telling the crowd, "Maybe I didn’t realize enough how emotionally people are invested in opposing Trump." So what has Trump really done to our psyches?

Jim Braude was joined by Jen Deaderick, a local writer currently working on an illustrated history of women’s citizenship, local activist and novelist Holly LeCraw, who founded a Newton chapter of the Indivisible Trump resistance movement, and Jennifer Nassour, former chair of the Massachusetts Republican Party and founder of Conservative Women For A Better Future, to discuss.

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