When even the Richard Nixon Political Library distances itself from the Trump Administration’s actions, it is clear Trump’s America has taken a dark turn. The firing of (now former) F.B.I. Director James Comey has drawn swift and sharp criticism from both sides of the aisle, though the criticism has very little to do with unwavering support for Director Comey. The root of this public and legislative outcry is concern for the preservation of the integrity of the Trump Russia investigation. The very fabric of the method by which those in power are held accountable for their actions is at stake, and he perpetuation of our republic has reached a crisis point.
Mike Pence has an unlikely ally today: a socially-liberal feminist (me) defends Mike Pence’s policy not to eat dinner alone with a woman other than his wife.