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The lord of the (misrule) dance

We’re living with exactly the kinds of injustices that lead to carnival culture, and we’ve crowned a fool king. President-elect Donald Trump exists on two levels: the presidential level and the fool level. On one level he makes personnel and other decisions. On the other he tweets.

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10 questions that will determine Trump’s fate

Uncertainty may be the defining sentiment as the country embarks on a journey that will test our democratic principles, decency and common sense. I have no idea whether Donald Trump will be among the worst presidents (perhaps not even finishing his term), remarkably mediocre or a surprising success, but I think the following will determine the course of the presidency:

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Make America great again? It could happen

It is here, the utterly, totally, completely impossible presidency of Donald Trump, and he has opportunities galore to rejuvenate the best in this country. Some of his ideas could get us there as he is also reversing the worst of President Barack Obama. Will it happen? Will he make America great again?

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South Carolina's Broken Roads: Senate's plan is a joke

Opinion writer Cindi Ross Scoppe weighs in on the Senate's roads plan. She explains how the plan will take money away from schools and other state funded agencies to fix the roads in South Carolina
South Carolina's Broken Roads: Senate's plan is a joke 2:10

South Carolina's Broken Roads: Senate's plan is a joke

VIDEO: Recent editorial cartoons by Robert Ariail 2:48

VIDEO: Recent editorial cartoons by Robert Ariail

A'ja Wilson returns for the Gamecocks 1:38

A'ja Wilson returns for the Gamecocks

Dawn Staley talks win over Ole Miss, next game vs. Mississippi State 3:17

Dawn Staley talks win over Ole Miss, next game vs. Mississippi State