On Mitt Romney, the Republican Party, John le Carré, and more.
Trump's latest strategy relies on appealing to Republican legislators in battleground states to appoint loyal electors in defiance of the election results.
Donald Trump is absolute New York in his spirit and personality, and that persona is probably a tougher sell in states west of the Mississippi River.
Romney announced this morning that he does not intend to follow Stephens’s advice, but it’s worth deconstructing his argument anyway.
Romney stated that he intends to "follow the Constitution and precedent in considering the President’s nominee."
It would be odd for him to sink the prospects of a Court that sounds almost exactly like the one he promised to appoint when running for president.
Romney said at a committee meeting Wednesday that the probe from the “outset had the earmarks of a political exercise.”
Romney was right about Russia in 2012, and he remains right today.