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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Donald J. Trump may understand little about the founder of the party of Lincoln, but Abraham Lincoln, who contended with the most picturesque range of con men, speculators and demagogues, would have understood Trump. As a lawyer, Lincoln was intimately involved in litigation involving many of Trump’s woes—bankruptcy, real estate disputes, debt collection and divorce. He…

Photo: Republican U.S. presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks to the Detroit Economic Club at the Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan August 8, 2016. REUTERS/Eric Thayer