The ‘reasonable Republican’ is a fantasy

As the GOP drifts to the fringe, Democrats clinging to the delusion of bipartisanship are being pulled right along with them

“Socially liberal, fiscally conservative” war hawk Max Boot, the Never Trump Republican par excellence, speaks at the Naval War College (James Clark // CC BY SA 2.0)

A lot has been written by left media critics about the effect Aaron Sorkin’s The West Wing has had on Democrats’ worldview. In the show, liberal politicos often win the day with a rousing