Rekha Basu notes the Republican Party’s willingness to tolerate intolerance among its own. A snippet:
So while insisting that Van Jones resign for his “extremist views and coarse rhetoric,” which he said had no place in an administration or public debate, Pence gave Trump a pass on multiple instances of those. Such double standards are probably no surprise to anyone on either side of the political aisle.
Distressingly, she goes on to indulge in a little pro forma bothsiderism, but the column is worth a read.