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Rex Huppke: Trump's art of the deal, with a twist

While all the squishy liberals out there in godless America were celebrating Democrat Doug Jones' victory in the Alabama Senate race, I'm guessing President Donald Trump was smiling, knowing he had again proved himself the ultimate deal maker.

Granted, Trump had offered his full-throated endorsement of Jones' Republican opponent, Roy Moore, a man who has been accused of molesting children, who rode a horse to his polling station Tuesday, and who doesn't think Muslims should be

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