Shame and Narcissism on the Campaign Trail

What if candidates could say whatever they pleased without ramifications? Some of them seem to be doing just that this campaign season. Demagogues and self-promoters are by no means new to American politics, but somehow in this race they seem to have been immunized to the effects of public shame. That's according to Mark Leibovich at the New York Times Magazine.

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