The degree to which the norms have shifted from the conservatism of Bush and McCain is remarkable. It would be welcoming to know there is an end in sight. There isn’t.
Trump-Pence seems bent on outdoing even Bush-Cheney in fomenting disdain of America in Europe.
Other than shaking his fist almost daily at North Korea and Iran, it doesn't seem like the U.S. president is in the process of forming 'definitive' foreign policy initiatives.
McCain, who is 80 years old and the victim of an aggressive brain tumor, returned to the U.S. Senate this week to give a lesson: a life lesson, a moral lesson and a lesson of passion for politics.
The two senators [Murkowski and Collins], along with the historic McCain, demonstrated that Donald Trump’s autocracy will not find an open path.
For Trump, this is a devastating defeat ... which will probably aggravate his already grotesque obsession with everything ... Barack Obama achieved.
The only certainty for now is that this was a terrible day for Trump.