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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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“It has been said that democracy is the worst form of Government except all those other forms that have been tried from time to time; but there is the broad feeling in our country that the people should rule, continuously rule, and that public opinion, expressed by all constitutional means, should shape, guide, and control the actions of Ministers who are their servants and not their masters.”

— Winston Churchill, in Parliament, 1947