Mitch McConnell and his Republican cohort are, most surely, to the Trump regime what Ghislaine Maxwell was to Jeffrey Epstein. They are the enablers, participants, and cheerleaders of a president who, through avarice, incompetence, and blithe ignorance of science and looming dangers, may wind up doing more damage to more Americans than any other living human being.

Trump is a man who dragged the U.S. out of the World Health Organization and publicly ridiculed his chief medical expert in the middle of a global pandemic that is killing his countrymen at the rate of a 9/11 death count every two days. Trump is a man who pulled the nation out of the Paris climate agreement at perhaps the most critical moment in humanity’s most perilous period on earth. Trump is a commander in chief who wants to pull thousands of U.S. troops out of Germany, thereby weakening our NATO allies and strengthening the hand of the Russians. And in the midst of the worst racial strife the U.S. has seen in a half-century, Trump is the sort of man who found something better to do than pay his respects to the most revered person in the U.S. House of Representatives, Georgia Democrat John Lewis, the son of sharecroppers.