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Then candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez at the Mexico-US border with an emotional display over the immigration crisis. Such emotive made-for-social-media displays are part of why she won election.

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Pollaiuolo’s Hercules and the Hydra (c. 1475). Uffizi Gallery, Florence, Italy


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St. Thomas Moore by Hans Holbein the Younger, Courtesy of Wikimedia Commons


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