Why did the senators do this thing? Because they were being blackmailed by a few powerful oligarchs, the very people who will benefit most from the tax cuts.
In the space of a few days, Moore, 70, has become politically contaminated; hardly any Republican still dares to support his campaign.
In a country as deeply embroiled in revelations of sexual malfeasance as the U.S., you might wonder what difference one more example of high-level dirt could make.
The President would look hypocritical in speaking out against Mr. Moore or anyone accused of sexual harassment, but the issue will dog him. If he can't make a strong condemnation of Mr. Moore, particularly in light of recent allegations, who can he censure?
Among Republican voters, Trump still has wind in his sails. His ideas, as aberrant as they are, continue to please.
The open letter that Jeff Flake, the current Republican senator from Arizona who won't be running in the next U.S. midterm election, wrote to President Donald Trump on behalf of his children and grandchildren, on behalf of the world in which he became senator, and on behalf of his party, said enough is enough, and [Read more]
The cowardice of those who remain silent out of fear they'll wind up being savaged in one of Mr. Trump's deranged tweets speaks volumes about their true character, or lack thereof.