The Republican Party's mission: whitewash the Trump presidency
The Republican Party has turned to another page in the authoritarian playbook as it whitewashes the history of Donald Trump's presidency.
It's as if the fawning over Vladimir Putin never happened. Or Trump's assurance that Covid-19 would simply "go away" never passed his lips. Trump's acolytes have, meanwhile, rebranded the worst assault in American democracy in modern times into a January 6 tourist jaunt as they seek to cleanse the reputation of the former President who told rioters to "fight like Hell" and, months later, still holds enormous sway over the GOP.
Trump and conservative propaganda...