Letter from America: Waking up to the big lie that Trump cares about the poor

The cruel cuts in the long-awaited ‘Trumpcare’ are showing even the president’s most ardent supporters that they have been conned

26th March, 2017

I first met Kraig Moss at a Trump rally in Costa Mesa last June. I remember the rally because it was the first time the thought that Donald Trump could become president of the United States crossed my mind. Not as some outlandish worst-case-scenario fantasy where every other American adult over the age of 35 was somehow disqualified from running, but as a very real and frightening prospect.

It may have been because the rally took...

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