Donald Trump drives leftists and liberals crazy, but not, perhaps, as crazy as he seems intent on driving certain conservatives and Republicans who support him. Given that there’s more than a year to go until the 2020 election, his supporters had better brace themselves. This weekend’s hijinks represent a new dimension in the psychological mind games the president plays with his own team.

Over the past few days we’ve seen Marco Rubio and Lindsey Graham both demur or deflect criticism of Trump’s astounding request on the White House lawn that an American adversary run by a Communist party investigate a potential political rival. Rubio said Trump was just goosing the press to get the media to cover Hunter Biden. Graham said…I don’t know, whatever he felt it necessary to say.

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