This should be the most humbling election cycle of our lifetimes. In a campaign season when the presumptive major-party nominees are both serial liars and take-no-prisoners political brawlers, the moral high ground is largely deserted. House Republicans actually gave Donald Trump a standing ovation just days after he tweeted grossly anti-Semitic imagery and once again praised Saddam Hussein’s fictional terror-fighting prowess. Democrats closed ranks around Hillary Clinton even after the FBI exposed her systematic and comprehensive lies and her dangerous mishandling of classified information.
Via America Is Driving toward the Abyss, and It’s Time We Hit the Brakes by David French published July 8, 2018 by the National Review.