Trump, the FBI, and the Final Debasement of American Politics
No one wins in the downhill race that started with the Clintons, and will end in the cultural gutter.
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The debasement of American politics reached a new low over the weekend. And while it was remarked upon as, yes, quite unusual and in some respects perhaps even unprecedented, as a polity we absorbed it as just another bit of slippage on a long national descent into the slough. What was once considered political deviancy has become, with stunning rapidity, the norm.