Last year, I used the term “helter skelter” to describe the chaotic nature of Donald Trump’s presidency.
I didn’t know what helter skelter meant in terms of Trump’s America until today.
If you were watching cable news and started feeling by late afternoon as if you were pinballing through some kind of drug-induced nightmare, you are not alone. I had to get up and walk away from the TV for some cold fresh air by the time Trump was halfway through his I-am-not-caving-on-the-shutdown-even-though-it-totally-looks-like-I-am-caving speech in the Rose Garden.
I awoke to grainy pre-dawn images of of FBI agents raiding the home of Roger Stone, a Trump associate and practitioner...