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Opinion: Shakespeare and the Catastrophic End of Donald Trump’s Presidency

By Peter C. Herman In the end, Trump’s presidency followed the general arc of a Shakespearean tragedy. Whether we are talking about Richard II, Richard III, Romeo and Juliet, Macbeth, Julius Caesar or King Lear, the pattern is roughly the same. The beginning of the play predicts the inevitable, catastrophic ending. For Macbeth, it’s his murderousness; […]