Bill Clinton started the trend. By 2016 voters had given up on high standards in the White House.
Peggy Noonan in the Wall street Journal –
When we think about current history we tend to be expecting or predicting something as opposed to experiencing something. But what we need to understand now is that the 21st century isn’t new. It still feels new, but it isn’t. We are entering its third decade. We have been waiting for the century to take its shape and fully become itself, but it’s already doing that.
The 20th century was shaped by the events of 1914-19, the Great War and Versailles. The past two decades have been shaping the 21st…