Martin Schram: Republicans can rise to the challenge of electoral consequences

Seventy years ago, in the southwest ventricle of America’s heartland, just 119 miles up U.S. 25 from El Paso, little old Hot Springs, New Mexico, proudly renamed itself after a hugely popular American radio quiz show.And that’s how Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, ended up with a name celebrating two concepts that America’s 45th president doesn’t grasp and clearly doesn’t give a damn about.In the last week, Americans saw and heard for themselves the sad truth about the consequences of their president’s most selfishly reckless conduct. We discovered Trump’s torrent of mean-spirited words and …

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