Crimes and High Crimes

The wind appears to have shifted somewhere between Air Force One and the Capitol building on Sunday, which was when Lindsey Graham, the malleable Senator from South Carolina, attempted to reclaim his status as the voice of reason. He is even harder to stomach in this reprisal of his original role as Senate moralist than he was in the first instantiation, probably because his dalliance–make that “torrid affair”–with Trumpism intervened. Graham wrote to Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer to plead that the article of impeachment be dismissed without being tried. His reasoning is admirable only for its audacity. Vice President … Continue reading Crimes and High Crimes