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By Rich Lowry
National Review Editor 

The Victim President


January 2, 2020

President Donald Trump's impeachment letter to Nancy Pelosi is nothing if not sincere.

The missive establishes, if there were any doubt, that Trump hates impeachment with a passion, and he expresses his contempt in his own inimitable voice -- scornful, hyperbolic, colloquial, on brand (Russia Witch Hunt, Do Nothing Democrats, etc.) and, above all, aggrieved.

We've never had a president in the modern era who has actively cultivated an image of victimhood, a posture that once would have been considered whiny and weak, but that Trump has, through his personal alchemy, made into a kind of polit...

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