The secret recording is still the best weapon against liars and villains like Donald Trump

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Donald Trump’s pathetic rise to power may finally end because of something he said on the set of a soap opera. It started Friday night, when The Washington Post published a disgusting recording of Trump with the euphemistic headline “Trump recorded having extremely lewd conversation about women in 2005.” The headline should have read “Trump recorded describing his techniques for sexual assault,” but it didn’t matter — his words could not be camouflaged.

In a matter of hours, GOP officials who supported Trump through his ethno-nationalist ascendancy finally decided they’d had enough. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R, WI) uninvited Trump from their first campaign event together, saying “I am sickened by what I heard today.” In a Facebook…

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