It’s so shabby, all of it. And it’s not going to get better, because this is who he is.

Here’s why that made me strangely sad, more than angry. I thought: This man is a symbol of America’s shadow side: bloated, vain, rich, incompetent, and impotent. In a word, decadent.

Rod Dreher, who seems to have rejoined the Reality-Based Community on Trump. (Emphasis in original.)

March 14, 2020

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