Stephen Collinson, Trump’s Inside Man at CNN
Seldom do I write two columns on the same theme, but CNN has offered up consecutive pieces by Stephen Collinson that set an example. His opener in today’s piece;
“The unmistakable message of Liz Cheney's downfall is that Donald Trump will be a dominant figure in the Republican Party -- and by extension American life -- most likely for years to come.”
Two days ago, it was;
“With its cultish devotion to Donald Trump, the majority of the Republican Party is choosing a wannabe-autocrat over the political system that made the United States the world's most powerful nation and its dominant democracy.”
Okay, we get it—there’s gold in them thar hills
I confess to being a ‘follow the money’ guy when I see the news taking a strange turn. Two recent events pretty much prove that out. The first was watching China become the military threat du jour immediately after Biden decided to close down the Afghan war. The second caught my eye about a week ago.
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