Like you, I read constantly about the destruction of norms in a frail constitutional republic, read with an persistent and gnawing sense of dread. But for some reason I haven't been constantly linking to stories. Nunal never had pretensions to being a news aggregator.But this piece was especially good to pass along because it states the issues we face with complete clarity:

"The President of the United States is a liar, a bigot, a criminal, a sexual predator and a probable traitor. 
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Sandy and I reject the “don’t tell the children” approach in 2018 to executive power, that pretends that Donald Trump is no different than Abraham Lincoln or even Chester Arthur, and is entitled to the same deference as presidents who are not liars, bigots, criminals, sexual predators, and probably traitors.  More important, we want to open a conversation about the constitutional significance of a president who is a liar, a bigot, a criminal, a sexual predator, and a probable traitor, as well as a party that is increasingly supportive of that liar, bigot, criminal, sexual predator and probable traitor (while for the most part not denying they are supporting a liar, bigot, criminal, sexual predator and probable traitor).  Part of that conversation concerns whether when a bigot on the campaign trail speaks of a “Muslim ban,” lawyers for the Justice Department may successfully insist that the resulting plan is not really a Muslim ban and other related questions of executive power in the Trump Age.  The more fundamental constitutional issue is whether a constitutional order in which an increasingly number of people are pledging allegiance to a liar, a bigot, a criminal, a sexual predator and a probable traitor can be repaired and what such repairs might look like."

It's worth linking through to the longer article in the Chapman Law Review 

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