It turns out that it was much easier for Republicans to grill a tired and reluctant witness than it was for Democrats to build him up.
If you think that after four—or, ahem, eight—years of a guy who so captured the party it can just go back to being what it was... think again.
Few party members have been rewarded for standing up to Trump. Susan Brooks, Brian Fitzpatrick, Fred Upton, and Will Hurd did it anyway.
Used to be, we could turn the outrage machine off after work. Now, technology and social media have made it inescapable. Is it destroying democracy?
A Democrat who had nothing to offer except his opposition to guns and his youth exits with a whimper, not a bang.
It took guts for the Michigan congressman to announce he’s leaving Trump’s GOP. But now he has to take the next logical step.
The man who thinks Western liberalism is about Los Angeles and San Francisco has no knowledge—just a flair for drama. Which is all that border crossing was.
Sanders and others are probably going to hit the ex-veep hard from the left. But Biden can’t let himself get dragged over to Bernieland.