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In democracies’ political chaos, new model emerges.

Western liberal democracy seems almost quaint now, loitering quietly in the corner as its most prominent standing proponent, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, steps slowly out of the limelight.

After the meeting, Pelosi and Schumer signaled they won’t budge on border wall funding.

Trump clashes with Pelosi, Schumer on border security in explosive Oval Office meeting.

Symmetry is what Americans believe leads to mutual respect and, with it, stability and peace. Asymmetry leads only to pent-up anger, contempt, frustration, furor — and conflict.

International disequilibrium in trade, religious freedoms, immigration — plenty of Americans are fed up.