In American politics, our leaders used to go out and try to persuade the American people that their side was perhaps a little bit more correct than the other side.
There’s never been a gentle period of American politics, but what we’re seeing here is something new, particularly from our president.
He creates a sense of mass victimization and then positions himself as the avenger on behalf of the victims, defending them from the invading hoard of migrants coming from the south, approaching the border.
He continued, “When you see Newt Gingrich up there, one of the most singularly pernicious forces in the history of American politics, a man who, more than any other, has wrecked the collegiality, the comedy, who began and begat this era of partisan warfare.
When you see his smug smirk talking about caravan and Kavanaugh, caravan and Kavanaugh, the caravan.