Jeff tells the story of RFK’s speech — “a prayer, a quiet plea for a shared understanding.”
Jeff live-blogged the State of the Union. His real-time verdict? “It was the sort of speech that sends a person into a fallout shelter alone with his tax cut and his Second Amendment rights.”
Jeff reviews Laurence O’Donnell’s Playing With Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics.
Trump often promised to run the White House like a business, but few C.E.O.s would accept, or survive, a level of staff attrition as high as this President’s.
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