A Twenty-First Century Scopes Trial

Donald Trump has always been his own worst enemy. The most damaging wounds to his political career have all proceeded from self-inflicted incidents: firing Jim Comey, releasing the Zelenskyy transcript, and above all, promoting the Big Lie of the election that was supposedly “stolen” from him.

But the own goal of all time was the January 6 insurrection.

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Robert Edwards / The King's Necktie

Robert Edwards / The King's Necktie

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Writer, filmmaker, and veteran — blogging at The King’s Necktie @TheKingsNecktie