Matt--Good work putting that into a perspective that Twain himself would (ruefully) appreciate.   --Jim L. 

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From: Mark Twain Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Matthew Seybold
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Subject: The Art of The Deal

I feel compelled to convert yesterday’s NYT expose about the President’s tax returns into terms which Twain scholars will comprehend: Over the course of a single decade Donald Trump lost, after adjusting for inflation, 269 Paige Typesetters. 

Matt Seybold
Assistant Professor of American Literature & Mark Twain Studies Elmira College Editor,