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The Final Triumph

Written by Wendy

Donald Trump’s stated desire to host a military parade in Washington has drawn comparisons to dictators from North Korea or the late Soviet Union. But military parades aren’t actually unprecedented in the nation’s capital. There was one as recently as 1991. That festively branded “National Victory Celebration” offers something of a blueprint for what we can expect if the Trump triumph actually materializes—and while, though not unprecedented, it’s still not a good idea.

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