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How to fix broken python module easy_install on mac ?

Easy Install is a python module (easy_install) bundled with setuptools that lets you automatically download, build, install, and manage Python packages. Sometimes due wrong installations easy_install might get corrupted and fail to install any package afterwords. You might see errors like below when you try to install any modules
Traceback (most recent call last):   File "/usr/local/bin/easy_install", line 7, in     from setuptools.command.easy_install import main   File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/setuptools/", line 12, in     import setuptools.version   File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/setuptools/", line 1, in     import pkg_resources   File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/pkg_resources/", line 72, in     import packaging.requirements   File "/Library/Python/2.7/site-packages/packaging/", line 59, in     MARKER_EXPR = originalTextFor(MARKER_EXPR())("marker"…