Republican Party reptile: Steve Bannon wants to inflict as much pain and ugliness on the GOP as he can. Illustration: Ben Wiseman/New York Times
Yes, Steve Bannon should terrify you
  • US
  • October 9, 2017, 01:00

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 People watch the aftermath of a mass shooting outside  the Mandalay Bay hotel near the scene of the Route 91 Harvest festival on Las Vegas Boulevard in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Paul Buck/EPA

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Undated photograph provided by Eric Paddock shows his brother, Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock who  opened fire on the Route 91 Harvest Festival killing dozens and wounding hundreds.  Photograph: Eric Paddock/AP

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