Mr. Trump once boasted that he could shoot someone in the street and not lose voters. Well, someone was just killed in the street by a white supremacist in Charlottesville. His refusal this weekend to specifically and immediately denounce the groups responsible for this intolerable violence was both morally disgusting and monumentally stupid. In this, Mr. Trump failed perhaps the easiest imaginable test of presidential leadership. Rather than advance a vision of national unity that he claims to represent, his indefensible equivocation can only inflame the most vicious forces of division within our country.
Palavras de quem, um dia, apoiou esse homem.
Post scriptum: Continuando a falar desse homem, gostei bastante do American Affairs, publicação que ele começou mais cedo este ano. Eis algo sobre o conservadorismo e sua corrupção – claro, pela economia.