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Leadership in a time of outrage

Jun 08, 2020 - Philadelphia Inquirer

This weekend, I was thrust back to 1968, once again looking for leadership in a time of justified racial outrage.

President Donald Trump's offered a clear call to arms. "When the looting starts, the shooting starts," he tweeted last Friday as the protests and violence began to spread. He called the Minneapolis mayor "weak," threatened "military" action if city leaders failed to crack heads.

This was only the beginning of Trump attempting to shape the national narrative.

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