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NYT: It Turns Out the ‘Deep State’ Is Actually Kind of Awesome

It Turns Out the ‘Deep State’ Is Actually Kind of Awesome

Adam Westbrook and 

As America closes in on a major election, mistrust is brewing around the mysterious government entity that’s now denounced in scary-sounding terms — “the deep state” and “the swamp.” What do those words even mean? Who exactly do they describe?

We went on a road trip to find out. As we met the Americans who are being dismissed as public enemies, we discovered that they are … us. They like Taylor Swift. They dance bachata. They go to bed at night watching “Star Trek” reruns. They go to work and do their jobs: saving us from Armageddon.

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