Why we’re not impeaching now …

The Republicans can’t turn against Trump the way they turned against Nixon because they see him as their best chance to maintain power so they can keep pressing their traditional Republican values.

Like free trade … oh, wait …

Like reining in deficit spending … oops …

Like using the bully pulpit to encourage moral- … OK, that’s good for a laugh …

Like working closely with our European allies …

Wait a minute … what exactly do they want to do with that power?

Anyway, Heather Cox Richardson has a piece in The Guardian explaining the history of how this became a partisan mess.