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Making Sense Of The World's Strangest Political Phenomenon

NEW DELHI -- Trump's bulldozing of his rivals through the nominations process has seemingly been designed around digging up the land around conservative politics in America, and digging it deeper than anyone else before. The aim has been to gain not just the conservative vote but to ensure that the ultra-conservative, racist, xenophobic and ignorant voices in America get some mainstream exposure as well.