A functioning society doesn't resolve political disputes because “one side is worried the other side will shoot it dead if they don't do what they want.” The threat of violence is "the intolerable ingredient that Donald Trump has helped add to politics in this era" — @chrislhayes
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The central story of American politics right now is that one of the two parties is *radicalizing against democracy* in front of our eyes. There are tons of other stories as well, but they all come after that, I think.
Gallup: 88% of Americans are not satisfied with the way things are going
So, today I pointed out that Politico's blow-up over me writing Playbook wasn't about me being cancelled -- it was about woke staffers cudgeling editors into never reaching across the aisle again. Now I have a pretty great example of this problem in action.
Opinion: On impeachment, Republican senators are as spineless as ever