The US right wing currently has so much power that it no longer feels the need to justify its form of lawlessness. The concentration of wealth has created a culture of cruelty.
Donald Trump sent his interior secretary to make a pointed threat against Lisa Murkowski over her health care vote.
Naomi Cahn is the John Theodore Fey Research Professor of Law at George Washington University Law School. She is the author of numerous books and law review articles on gender and family law.