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On October 11, 2016, Donald Trump wrote on Twitter that “It is so nice that the shackles have been taken off me and I can now fight for America the way I want to.”

Trump sees himself as being in bondage — -shackled by the GOP and a victim of the Democrats, and the entire corrupt media establishment and celebritydom that don’t love him anymore. More broadly, his many supporters see themselves as victims of an unjust…