Jon Voight

Trump's pre-inaugural concert projected a troublingly narrow vision of America

Trump's pre-inaugural concert projected a troublingly narrow vision of America

For all the uncertainty that Donald Trump has sown in the run-up to his inauguration as president, there’s at least one thing the incoming president can now be said to have clearly defined: The precise nature of “typically and traditionally American” entertainment.

That’s the phrase Tom Barrack, chairman of Trump’s inaugural committee, used on CNN this week to describe what was in store for the president-elect’sinaugural events, including a concert early Thursday evening at the Lincoln Memorial officially billed as the “Make America Great Again! Welcome Celebration.”

Barrack had been asked whether Kanye West, who’s...

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