Trump's twisting of facts and logic do not trouble his base

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Eric Black To belabor the obvious, President Donald Trump is not a slave to facts or logic. Perhaps, by his political success, he has taught those of us who attach great importance to accurate facts and logical inferences drawn from those facts that we may overrate the importance of those twin towers, facts and logic.I don’t have a term ready to describe what Trump uses in place of facts and logic, perhaps some sort of a gut-level connection with the anger and grievances of many Americans. (A little more on that below.)But first, an example of the kind of facts/logic vortex that passes for presidential leadership these days, at least in the president’s own mind.After conferring with Russian President Vladimir Putin during his...

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