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Let’s begin with the good news for America, Australia and the world.
The people of America have voted in record numbers and Donald Trump – a demagogue with only glancing respect for the democratic principles his office is meant to defend – is (recounts and lawsuits willing) no longer president of the United States. There is only one rational response to this development, and that response is thank God.