Standing with Ukraine won't fix the GOP. Caring about democracy at home might help.


Ukraine isn’t enough: Denouncing Russia won’t fix the Republican Party

Trump’s loyalty tests and affinity for white nationalism still infect the GOP. Correcting course will take more than denouncing Russia and Putin.

When Donald Trump occasionally read a speech directly from a teleprompter, a speech filled with sentences and sentiments that sounded nothing like him, some in the pundit corps would declare that “this is the moment Donald Trump became president.” The moment always passed, and the line quickly became a running joke. 

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