The discourse of American politics has never been lower or more coarse.
We have to go back to Richard Nixon in ’73 for a candidate as transparently dishonest and unworthy as Hillary Clinton, the only hope, not incidentally, that Donald Trump ever had.
A tv star has staffed and staged a touring media spectacle so vulgar and humiliating it has worked, showcasing our country in a bad light before an international audience.
There's a shame on what now earns our attention.
But he also shamed himself for bringing to our election process all that he has learned on the Apprentice.
At least it could not have happened to a nicer woman.
But it has also happened to us.