Do we all have to sink to Trump’s level?

I have a real problem with the thesis of this Washington Post piece: Il Douché will continue to act like a spoiled three-year-old, and the rest of us will just have to suck it up. Do we have no shame? I know the presumptive GOP candidate is shameless, but it would be nice if Tumulty and other journalists, networks, et al, had a little and would tell Baby LeRoy and his parents that certain behavior is unacceptable in public.

I think the turning point of the race will be the debate(s). Hillary has a history of debating members of the He-Man Libruls Haters Club. Il Douché is going to make Rick Lazio look like George Clooney.


About Steven Mirkin

Steven Mirkin’s diverse career has taken him from politics to pop culture to high art, offering him a front row seat to some of the most fascinating events and personalities of our time: writing speeches, fundraising appeals and campaign materials for Ed Koch, John Heinz and independent presidential candidate John B. Anderson; chronicling the punk/new wave scenes in New York and London; interviewing musicians such as Elton John, John Lydon and Buck Owens; profiling modern masters Julian Schnabel, Paul Schrader and Jonathan Safran Foer; and writing for TV shows including 21, The Chamber, Let's Make A Deal, and Rock Star: INXS. He currently edits View all posts by Steven Mirkin

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