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Kurt Andersen is a journalist and the author of several bestselling books, including "Evil Geniuses" and "Fantasyland." He co-founded Spy magazine and co-founded and hosted the public radio show Studio 360.
Kurt Andersen says there’s something quintessentially American about fantasy — from Hollywood to our homegrown religions. The message is that you can create your own reality. But what happens when political leaders believe their own fantasies?