For the last few days the burning question among pundits has been: "How much blame does Donald Trump deserve for the violence at his rallies?" It's a fair question, and the obvious answer is: a lot.
On Sunday, the demagogue paid his usual lip service to social norms, rejecting "violence in any shape." He then proceeded to say -- again -- that he's willing to pay the legal fees of those who commit violence on his behalf. He routinely waxes nostalgic for the good old days when troublemakers were "carried out on stretchers."
That said, there was a good deal of Kabuki to the recent chaos in Chicago.
The Trump campaign said it had to cancel its...