The Right Wing

Why Trump Fans' Ignorance About His Russia Scandal Won't Save the President

Trump is the benefactor of an international misinformation campaign.

Donald Trump speaks at campaign event in Costa Mesa, California on May 25, 2016.
Photo Credit: mikeledray/Shutterstock

“No one talks of it.” That is how Max Frankel, a reporter for The New York Times, described the feeling of “Middle Americans” in Dayton about the “remote controversy” called Watergate. Frankel published his Ohio dispatch on September 15, 1972, as President Richard M. Nixon was campaigning for reelection against Sen. George S. McGovern. Nixon won,…

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