Lindsey Graham's Political Theater

If you think about it, the president’s approach to Saudi Arabia isn’t unusual. Sure, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman ordered the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the most horrific manner imaginable. Sure, looking the other way while an ally chokes off dissent sends a terrible message (not to mention endangers the lives of journalists everywhere, Americans included): that the US, the world’s presumed beacon of freedom and hope, no longer stands by its ideals.

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