Authoritarians like Sen. Josh Hawley don’t have much to talk about these days. Their little insurrection failed and their Dear Leader is gone, his stewardship having helped kill more Americans than World War II.
But they’ve still got the politics of aggrievement. Of victimhood. Of straight-up whining.
Take this past weekend, when Hawley mewled about being silenced—on the cover of a major national newspaper. “It was the absolute pinnacle of the very white, downy white, snowy top of Mount Snowflake,” Rick Wilson laughs on the latest edition of The New Abnormal.