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The Republican Who Wants to Defeat ‘Malignant Narcissist’ Trump

Sometimes, in politics, truth is stranger than fiction.

As a cub reporter at Mother Jones in the late Nineties, I wrote an article about novels by American politicians called “Don’t Quit Your Day Job,” reviewing a noir thriller by former Republican Gov. Bill Weld of Massachusetts. Called Mackerel by Moonlight, the page-turner features hard-boiled prose that still make my ribs hurt from laughing: “They turned around like deer in the headlights. Deer who had also been shot.”

Today, Weld himself is the protagonist in a plot that 20 years ago

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