Here's a question.
If Bush I had gone out the McCain way, blasting Trump. If his family had made it clear that they didn't want Trump at the funeral, would we be seeing these snide hit pieces, which have crawled up from the lefty underbelly at Salon, Vox and Slate to the New York Times.
The old gray lady, which occasionally lectures us on civility, decided to roll out 2 identity politics hit pieces on George H.W. Bush.
Liam Stack / New York Times: ‘He Did Not Lead on AIDS’: With Bush, Activists See a Mixed Legacy
Peter Baker / New York Times: Bush Made Willie Horton an Issue, and for African-Americans, the Scars Are Still Fresh
Also let's get the Eskimo angle on Bush I.
The Left talks about unity, but at a moment of unity, it's m.o. is to divide the country with identity politics attacks. And the same media that insisted Trump had slighted McCain's funeral are now doing it to George H.W. Bush because he didn't give them the anti-Trump theater that they sought.
And so he has to pay the price.
Like McCain, if Bush had provided anti-Trump theater, the media wouldn't be calling him a homophobic racist, since he didn't, buckle up.
Republicans can have no truce with the media. The only Republicans whom the media pretends to respect are turncoats and only while they're turning their coat. The Left has no friends to the right. Only enemies. Republicans who fail to learn this will go on suffering.