The Disunited States: The widening gap that faces the winner of the US election

Biden supporters face off with a Trump supporter in Houston, Texas, on Nov 3, 2020. PHOTO: REUTERS
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Through his last campaign swing in the election, former vice-president Joe Biden had a constant refrain about why he should become the next president: Unlike Mr Donald Trump, he said, he can heal the disunited states of America.

Today, as the US reflects on one of the most divisive elections in its history, it would take an extremely optimistic voter to believe that any sort of reconciliation is possible.

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