Rod J. Rosenstein

Alternative Fact of the week: Alt-right alt-facts full meltdown edition

Alternative Fact of the week: Alt-right alt-facts full meltdown edition

There’s a saying in politics that the first thing you should do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging. On the issue of Charlottesville and Civil War statues, Donald Trump is approaching Luray Cavern depth, and he’s still shoveling away. What began as a foolish reaction Saturday, an attempt at correction Monday and then a full meltdown Tuesday continues to yield that now-familiar Trumpian combination of bluster, counter attack and a blatant rewriting of history. As the Great Emancipator might have said, it’s altogether fitting and proper that we should gather today to bury President Donald Trump’s continuing defense of the neo-Nazis and white supremacists who marched in...

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