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Four Ponies Of The Apocalypse

The open secret of Donald Trump’s political success is that he is always in the news. He seems to live by P.T. Barnum’s rule that there is no such thing as bad publicity. When it comes to politics, Trump just might be right.

Two weeks ago, all Washington was gripped by the intergenerational conflict tearing apart the Democratic party. The feud pits the party establishment, led by the 79-year-old House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, against the ‘Squad’: first-term representatives Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (29), Ilhan Omar (36), Rashida Tlaib (43), and Ayanna Pressley (45). Pelosi once dismissively referred to them as ‘four people’. Trump likes to call them the ‘Four Horsewomen of the Apocalypse’.

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