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Trump has been thinking about nuclear war for decades. Here's why that's scary.

Original story at Mother Jones• 41 mentions • 2 months ago

Mother Jones 2 months ago

 
It’s been quite some time since Americans—and citizens of other nations—had to worry about nuclear war during the daily lives. But it has taken just a few tweets and a couple of utterances from President Donald Trump to remind people that the planet can be turned into ashes by the act of one man. So perhaps Trump should be thanked for providing a sort of real-time public service announcement. Yet Trump himself has no need for such a reminder. For decades, nuclear weapons—and the prospect of nuclear annihilation—have weighed upon his mind, as I pointed out several months ago. Unfortunately,
 
 
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