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Welcome to our newest Opinions reader Q&A!

Columnist Perry Bacon Jr. is online every Thursday for a live discussion where he’ll interact with readers, discuss his columns and answer questions on the politics and news of the week. Read the transcript of his May 12 Q&A below.

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