The Corner

‘The Democrats Who Cried Wolf’

Charlie had this great post last week, which — together with Bill Maher’s mea culpa — occasioned my column today:

The Republican nominee for president is a racist, sexist threat to American democracy — and this time, we really mean it.

In a nutshell, this is the Democratic argument against Donald Trump. In a wild, topsy-turvy political year, it is the one exceedingly familiar piece of the political landscape — because it is a version of the argument the Left makes against every Republican nominee.