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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie sign autographs for fans at a rally at the Fort Worth Convention Center on February 26, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie sign autographs for fans at a rally at the Fort Worth Convention Center on February 26, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. (Tom Pennington/Getty Images)
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Andrew Sullivan, the provocative political commentator, made a splashy return this week, after 15 months away from writing, with an article in New York Magazine. He says American society has become so liberal that Donald Trump was able to swoop in and grab the Republican nomination by appealing to people who felt forgotten. Here & Now's Robin Young talks to Sullivan about his story, which has touched a nerve in the political world.

Guest

  • Andrew Sullivan, political commentator and writer for New York Magazine. He tweets @sullydish.

This segment aired on May 6, 2016.

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