Why the Senate may convict Trump
January 19, 2021
The day before the Capitol Hill riot, Jonathan Last of the Bulwark wrote a dark valediction for Sen. Mitch McConnell's attempts to "manage, contain and outlast Donald Trump."
As a master of institutional power, McConnell probably believed that he had the upper hand over President Donald Trump, because only institutional power can actually turn political passions into law.
But what if, Last wrote, your voters "don't really care about policy outcomes anymore?"