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Even if Biden Wins, Trumpism Won’t Go Away Overnight

Trump’s reigning ideology will have lasting consequences to ripple out across American politics. Unfortunately, for many years to come.

Orge Castellano
6 min readNov 2, 2020

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“With Joe and Kamala, you’re not going to have to think about the crazy things they say every day,” he exclaimed in front of the silent assembly of hundreds.

“You’re not going to have to argue about them every day. It just won’t be so exhausting. You might be able to have a Thanksgiving dinner without having an argument,” he continued, followed by an exhilarating response from the crowd.

The above-stated words were part of former President Barack Obama’s speech at a drive-in rally in Philadelphia last October 21st. Obama made a clear promise: With Biden, all the anger, the divisiveness, and the arguments will come to an end.

As Election Day approaches — and many polls favor Joe Biden, Obama’s promise is more palpable than ever before. It seems that what many Americans have been eagerly hoping for — an end to the political polarization, concentrated executive power, and rising economic inequality — will finally become tangible reality real soon. However, one thing is for sure, Trump won’t go away that easily; in fact, even if he loses the election, Trumpism…

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Orge Castellano

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