Pres. Trump's casual use of the word "treason" -- a crime against the state, defined in Art. III of the Constitution -- illustrates how he's blurred the distinction between his own immediate political needs and the nation's enduring interests.
This is quite good.
The notion that a president won’t step aside when the time comes has always been unthinkable. Now, it’s a question that’s openly debated—and will take on new urgency in the year ahead, writes
The notion that a president won’t step aside when the time comes has always been unthinkable. Now it’s a question that’s openly debated—and will take on new urgency in the year ahead, writes
To President Trump, he is America and America is him. As writes, in erasing the distinction between the nation's interests and his political interests, he is setting up a potential crisis
"The notion that a president won’t step aside when the time comes has always been unthinkable. Now it’s a question that’s openly debated—and will take on new urgency in the year ahead." --
2/ they shouldn’t tolerate, Trump is upending the basic premise that the president is a temporary custodian of the office and subject to laws and oversight."
Read this story (even though he changed desks to not be near me anymore and unfollowed me on twitter)