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Trump's America And Why 'The Cruelty Is The Point‪'‬ It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders

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The Cruelty Is The Point: The Past, Present, and Future of Trump's America, is journalist Adam Serwer's new book, based on a popular essay he wrote for The Atlantic. Serwer talks with guest host Ayesha Rascoe and lays out the ways in which Donald Trump came to power, the historical roots of his vision of law and order, and how he managed to build a loyal political following on the basis of cruelty.

You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.

The Cruelty Is The Point: The Past, Present, and Future of Trump's America, is journalist Adam Serwer's new book, based on a popular essay he wrote for The Atlantic. Serwer talks with guest host Ayesha Rascoe and lays out the ways in which Donald Trump came to power, the historical roots of his vision of law and order, and how he managed to build a loyal political following on the basis of cruelty.

You can follow us on Twitter @NPRItsBeenAMin and email us at samsanders@npr.org.

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