Leadership in both parties needs to retire and be replaced with deal makers. Sadly the prospects of this happening are zero in this environment of swamp alligators. Such critters are burying the country in quick sand. Soon we will all be underwater.
Donald Trump has declined to host a dinner to mark the end of Ramadan, ending a tradition that has been observed at the White House for more than 20 years. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson also declined to host a reception to mark the holiday.
If any one of these bloody attacks had been committed by a Trump supporter against a Muslim, a gay, a Mexican, a woman or a Democrat, the media would have had to drop its Russia conspiracy theory to give us 24-7 coverage of the epidemic of right-wing violence.