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Given the high degree of partisan divide following the US election, a discomfiting fact is that Donald Trump is likely to espouse many responsible positions in his role as president, even if he can’t make the case for them himself. This confusing state of affairs has not become obvious yet. But it is inevitable, and we will get used to it.  A case in point is the current confusion about Russia. Trump campaigned throughout the last year and a half on a promise to roll back the menacing stance the US has adopted towards Russia since at least the overthrow