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Column: Fearing the worst
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COLUMBIA, S.C. -- It was far too easy to assume the worst -- that the inevitable, finally, had come to pass. When news broke Thursday afternoon that a shooter had opened fire in an Annapolis, Md., newsroom, more than a few minds converged on the same thought: Donald Trump. The mythmaker-in-chief, who has demonized the media almost daily since becoming president of the United States, had made this day seem not just likely but any-day-now.

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