How a presidency ends: Frank Rich has been “wallowing in Watergate,” as he put it, and found some fascinating stuff about the ways the fall of Nixon illuminates Trump’s current situation—and the ways Nixon was significantly stronger than Trump in resisting impeachment and resignation. Nevertheless…
Also: Joshua Holland has some significant new evidence about Trump voters and why they voted the way they did. He discusses what the evidence tells us about whether those who switched from Obama to Trump can be brought back.
Plus David Cole, legal director of the ACLU and legal correspondent for The Nation, talks about the resistance. He’s found some lessons by looking outside the United States, drawing from other countries facing autocratic leaders to inform our work in the Age of Trump. The book he edited and introduced, Rules for Resistance, is out now.
Joshua Holland: New Data on Trump Voters
David Cole: Rules for Resistance