Magazine July 30, 2018, Issue

George Will’s Earthquake

George Will at CPAC 2014 (Gage Skidmore)

Several noted conservatives have insisted that decent people on the right vote Democrat this fall to restrain Trump and bring sanity back to the party. As one astonished citizen tweeted:

“There really isn’t a way to express how seismic it is for @GeorgeWill of all people to tell Republicans to vote for Democrats in November.”

All due respect, but yes, there is a way to express the seismicity. “At 1:17 p.m. pst, a three-block area of Los Angeles experienced an imperceptible clinking of the china in the cabinet, owing to geological activity that barely registered on any seismographs.”

Consider the following.

Conservatives: “We want

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