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Becoming Trump is not the way to defeat him

Feb 10, 2020 - Washington Post Blogs

Nancy Gibbs is the director of the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government.

Sen. Mitt Romney's (R-Utah) futile vote to convict the president was many things - careful, costly, an extinction-level political event - but it was not cynical. That gave it unusual power. It brought Senate Democrats to tears, broke the president's stride even as he took his victory lap and chastened those colleagues who agreed with Romney's deci...