In the White House and in Congress, principles have been jettisoned and the nightmare scenario of the past is threatening to become today's reality.
Wouldn’t you want to have a long talk with Bannon if you were in Mueller’s shoes? [Or] better yet, with Trump himself.
Trump will work with the GOP when he believes it suits him personally and he won't when he believes it does not. That's because the core of Trumpism remains unchanged whether Steve Bannon is gone or not: Donald Trump first.
[R]epublicans lost the battle in a state where the Democrats’ victory, as one American columnist put it, is as improbable as Jamaica beating New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup.
[T]he law passed by Congress ... does not reform anything at all. It just further polarizes a country already divided in half.
President Trump got elected as a populist and a non-traditional Republican. He said he would not preside over a tax reform that was mostly about benefiting wealthy taxpayers like himself. And yet, less than a year after his inauguration, this is what he and his party have delivered.
Trump styling himself as the spokesman for regular Americans was of course always a ruse devoid of any real meaning.