“The thought occurs that in each of the Age of Television's three great contests over the Constitution, the rogues' gallery has never really changed. Those are proud and patriotic Republicans sitting over there.”
The '80s “empowered” icky crustaceans like Rush Limbaugh, Dinesh D'Souza, Allan Bloom, and Mary Matalin... ruminating on family values, the evil lifestyle of homosexuals, the glories of war, the absolute sanctity of money, and the motto of Republicans the world over: Admit Nothing, Blame Everybody, Be Bitter.
“At the center of the criticism is the chief articulator of Bush’s imperial presidency,” we reported in 1992, “the man who wrote the legal rationale for the Gulf War, the Panama invasion, and the officially sanctioned kidnapping of foreign nationals abroad.”
Mental health experts are currently arguing over whether it is ethical to diagnose Donald Trump from a distance. In 1943, U.S. psychiatrists felt it was their duty to probe the mind of the madman across the water.