On a Friday, the world heard vulgar audio of Mr. Trump boasting about forcing himself on women. By Sunday night, the episode that was supposed to doom him had begun to recede.
Misdirection. Scorched earth. "I love it."
What 2016's "Access Hollywood" weekend — the last time Trump's chances appeared so dire — says about his campaign crisis playbook (and what the next few months might look like).
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