McConnell embodies the decline of the Republican party. His spineless political posturing places party above country, even as demagogues and foreign governments attempt to undermine our democracy. In pursuit of power, he has done profound damage to our system of governance. Robert Reich on Twitter.
He is still there despite his work to corrupt the political system. That says a lot about who we are and where we are and even more about those who demand that despite differences he deserves to be shown respect. Respect for the despicable is not a liberal value for it is inhumane.