The Submissiveness in Washington: Desensitized and Dispirited

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In the last few days it seems that people around me are exhibiting a sort of exhaustion about the news coming from the United States. It has been so shocking, so disturbing this autumn, with emotions running high in response to President Donald Trump’s escalating foreign policy rhetoric and disgraceful performance, that at some point people just start to tune out and double-down on their mindfulness exercises.
Translated title of the contributionThe Submissiveness in Washington: Desensitized and Dispirited
Original languageDutch
Pages (from-to)48-49
Number of pages2
JournalElsevier Weekblad
Issue number73
Publication statusPublished - 25 Nov 2017


  • American politics, Trump, voters, 2016 election

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