The Federalist’s Mollie Hemingway on the treatment of President Trump and his family by the media and Democratic politicians.
MOLLIE HEMINGWAY: They understand that there is a lot of rage about this president and they do want a little bit of pushback on this so I think they’re looking for that. I keep on remembering that last debate I think it was when Donald Trump was asked if he would accept the results of the election if he would lose and he said something like he would wait and see how the election went. And we spent many days talking about what a threat that was and how damaging that was to the norms where you accept the electoral results no matter who wins.
Yet here we are in June with a huge class of people who seem largely to be unable or unwilling to accept the results of an election and doing everything in their power to just gum up the works and what not. I think there are parts of this that are self-inflicted by the Trump administration. There is a whole heck of a lot of this that is about people just not being able to accept won the presidency. …read more