Even the pandemic and Kushner’s role in the connections to Russia demonstrate how much the Kremlin remains operative in WH decision-making. If nothing else, the GOP platform is attracted to one strong-man, one-party rule.
Kevin Hassett thought the US economy was an exploding Ford Pinto, and produced an econometric model early in 2020 that the effect of the pandemic would go to zero deaths. The GOP believes that you can bet on being a free-rider on all those mask-wearers, 57% of Republicans think 176,000+ deaths is acceptable.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) August 24, 2020
— Joshua Potash (@JoshuaPotash) August 24, 2020