Donald Trump wants to bring back the “tough on crime” policies that helped cause mass incarceration – German Lopez / Vox

trump_authoritarian_0-jpgreTrump hasn’t always been very specific when it comes to criminal justice policy. But there have been some very big clues.

For the past few years, criminal justice policy has widely been considered an area ripe for reform from Democrats and Republicans. They want to make the system less punitive and pull back mass incarceration — a rare show of bipartisanship in an increasingly polarized political climate.

Then came Donald Trump.

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