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The Mutianyu Great Wall in Beijing, China, Jan. 1, 2016. (Photo by Shen Bohan/Xinhua/ZUMA)

Trump's problematic 'Great Wall' comparison

The word “great” in the phrase “Great Wall of China” does not mean what Donald Trump thinks it means.It means monumental, it means large of scale —  but, in the context of the architectural structure’s tragic history, “great” does not mean admirable, worthy of imitation, or even effective.Trump has been comparing his plan to build a wall along...

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