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Days 1-10

“It will all work out well”

 

David Butow/Redux
Days 11-20

“It’s going to have a very good ending”

 

 David Butow/Redux
Days 21-30

“We’re in very good shape”

 

Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty
Days 31-40

“This is their new hoax”

 

 Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post/Getty
Days 41-50

“Anybody that needs a test gets a test”

 

David Butow/Redux
Days 51-60

“I don’t take responsibility at all.”

 

John Taggart
Days 61-70

“President Trump is a ratings hit”

 

Win McNamee/Getty
Days 71-80

“I haven’t heard about testing being a problem”

 

Mark Peterson/Redux
Days 81-90

“The authority is total”

 

Timothy Fadek/Redux
Days 91-100

“The hardest working President in history”

SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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SIX TRUTHS

Reclaiming power from those who abuse it often starts with telling the truth. And in "This Is How Authoritarians Get Defeated," MoJo's Monika Bauerlein unpacks six truths to remember during the homestretch of an election where democracy, truth, and decency are on the line.

Truth #1: The chaos is the point.

Truth #2: Team Reality is bigger than it seems.

Truth #3: Facebook owns this.

Truth #4: When we go to work, we're in the fight.

Truth #5: It's about minority rule.

Truth #6: The only thing that can save us is…us.

Please take a moment to see how all these truths add up, because what happens in the weeks and months ahead will reverberate for at least a generation and we better be prepared.

And if you think journalism like Mother Jones'—that calls it like it is, that will never acquiesce to power, that looks where others don't—can help guide us through this historic, high-stakes moment, and you're able to right now, please help us reach our $350,000 goal by October 31 with a donation today. It's all hands on deck for democracy.

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