Trump: “You can throw free trade out the window.” (VIDEO)
This is why Donald Trump is happening to America.Read More »
Let me expand on that last point a bit: the merit of providing insurance subsidies to small business owners is a legitimate point of contention for political debate. What is not a legitimate point of contention is whether the mealy-mouthed, deliberately misleading rhetoric on this issue coming from this administration is compatible with the idealistic-sounding rhetoric that came from the political campaign that became this administration. It’s not compatible, and I’m under no obligation to pretend that the White House is not measuring up to its own freely-given promise to be something different.
And I’m sorry, but we cannot have a substantive policy debate in this country as long as the other side continues to insist that they are led by demigods, instead of men.
Crossposted to Moe Lane.