Martin Longman is the web editor of the Washington Monthly.
He is also the founder Progress Pond where you can find all his writing. Before joining the Monthly, Martin was a county coordinator for ACORN/Project Vote and a political consultant. He has a degree in philosophy from Western Michigan University.
It’s hard to build consensus when members of one party are putting their colleagues in physical danger.
From deciding who presides to determining punishment, the Florida congressman’s case from the 1980s is instructive as the second Trump impeachment trial approaches.
The Republicans worry that they cannot win without Trump’s base, but they may not be able to win with it.
With her husband facing a second impeachment and the Trump Organization under intense legal scrutiny, the First Lady hopes for a less tumultuous future.
Ben Shapiro got part of it right. A toxic mix of status anxiety, persecution fears, and echoes of the Civil War helps explain why they follow Trump into the abyss.