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An Alien Presence

Ned Resnikoff, senior editor of the leftwing publication ThinkProgress, encounters a tradesman:

I had a plumber over to my apartment to fix a clogged drain. He was a perfectly nice guy and a consummate professional. But he was also a middle-aged white man with a southern accent who seemed unperturbed by [the election] news. And while I had him in the apartment, I couldn’t stop thinking about whether he had voted for Trump.

Then things get a little odd