When Polarization Becomes the Snake That Swallows Itself

 

The following quotations appeared in different parts of CNN’s daily Politics newsletter:

 

“Politics: Trump used to back Hillary, who endorsed Gore, who ran with Lieberman, who endorsed McCain, who picked Palin, who endorsed Trump.”

–Tweet by the New York Times‘ Nick Confessore, on the circle of American politics.

 

“It is hard for me to watch her endorse Donald Trump after what Donald Trump said about my father’s service.”

— Meghan McCain, the daughter of 2008 Republican presidential nominee John McCain, who’d tapped Sarah Palin as his vice presidential pick, on Palin’s endorsement of Donald Trump.

 

 

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