AGAINST THE GRAIN

Kevin McCarthy’s profile in cravenness

The House minority leader stuck by President Trump even after a mob stormed the Capitol, killing a police officer. It’s not only a morally bankrupt position, but a politically perilous one.

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California listens in the House Chamber after the body reconvened for arguments over the objection to certifying Arizona’s Electoral College votes on Wednesday.
(Jim Lo Scalzo/Pool via AP)
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