…at the loyalty of Reagan voters. Had he raped a dozen Catholic schoolgirls on prime time television, his supporters would have swooned: “Isn’t he vigorous for a man of his age!” But he wouldn’t have, of course, and probably his partisans would not have countenanced such an outrage. Today? Forget shooting someone on Fifth Avenue, there is nothing Trump might do, including ceding Alaska to Russia, that would peel away his 40% of feral voters.

(shakes head),