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Robert Mueller plays a long game

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Prosecutors’ charges against thirteen Russian individuals and organizations for interfering with the 2016 presidential election are the latest step in a lengthy and painful process in which serious people of both political parties are working to straighten the US political narrative out of a very difficult twist of the plot. Remember its central feature; it now seems a long time ago.  The 2016 campaign was widely expected, at least for a time, to become a Hillary Clinton-Jeb Bush rematch – a continuation of a twenty-five year antagonism in which both candidates had been damaged.  That prospect was so unattractive that