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Two Lessons From the Trump Phenomenon

Putting aside for a moment how any of us feel about Donald Trump, the success of his candidacy has taught us two important lessons.trump

Lesson #1: That conventional wisdom we always hear about? We now know it’s wisdom-free.

Lesson #2: Those all-knowing pundits, experts, and assorted talking heads on our television screens and columnists in our newspapers? It turns out they’re just making it up as they go along – totally clueless.

Oh, and another lesson, but this one indirect: we should do ourselves a favor and just ignore what such people say and think for ourselves.