Impeachment and the Broken Truce
The cultural tug-o’-war over the presidency is the great American tribal competition in its most concentrated form.
The contradiction at the center of American politics in Anno Domini 2019 is this: The ruling class does not rule.
The impeachment dog-and-pony show in Washington this week is not about how Donald Trump has comported himself as president (grotesquely) any more than early convulsions were about refreshed Democratic interest in the Emoluments Clause or the Hatch Act. President Trump is a throbbing irritation to the sensitivities prevailing in ZIP code 94957, but...