Kevin McCarthy's blaming the MAGA insurrection on "everybody" is just their first step towards softening the nation's memory of whose fault this really was.
"It was only after his trip to Moscow in 1987 that Donald Trump came back, and within a couple months, started talking about running for President for the first time --and started bashing America's allies," Chait said.
Howard Kurtz has a new book out, called “Media Madness: Donald Trump, the Press, and the War over the Truth.” Clearly, it’s a book designed to appeal to Trump supporters. Or at least “liberal media” haters.
At least Brooks published his column before the alarming events of the latter half of this week.
Jonathan Chait thinks Robert Mueller's investigation is in "mortal danger" because congressional Republicans have lost their moral compass in the Trump era.
Last Word discusses Republican Fail on many fronts.
On the impending Trump presidency, Jonathan Chait is not mincing words.
It's possible that Trump will do something so appalling that even his large base of loyalist voters will be profoundly disillusioned, but it's going to take a lot to make their hero-worship dissipate.
Why do supposedly intelligent people believe that Donald Trump and congressional Republicans would be at odds if Trump were to win?
Mr. Jonathan Chait takes up this latest chapter of Mr. Brooks' decades-long flight from the withering gaze of factual reality.
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