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Trump delivers another autocratic tirade

Trump delivers another autocratic tirade

[ad_1] This is an edition of The Atlantic Daily, a newsletter that guides you through the biggest stories of the day, helps you discover new ideas, and recommends the best in culture. Sign up for it here. Donald Trump unleashed a flood of delusions and fascistic threats at CPAC this weekend in a speech to an audience that included actual neo-Nazis, a story overshadowed by the South Carolina GOP primary and his completely predictable defeat of the state’s former governor, Nikki Haley. First, here are three new stories from The Atlantic: Dreaming of Judgment Day You have likely heard about this weekend’s Republican primary contest in South Carolina. Donald Trump stomped on the state’s former governor (and his own former UN ambassador) Nikki Haley and cruised to a 20-point win. Trump’s victory was no surprise, and the race was called practically nanoseconds after the polls closed. Hours of granular coverage were devoted to the whole business anyway, and analysts and pundits are now trying to figure out whether Haley winning just a shade under 40 …