Politics

The GOP Is America’s Abusive Partner

It’s hard — sometimes deadly — to break up with a bad actor, but we have to

Kevin McCarthy speaking in front of podium.
House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. Photo: Mandel Ngan/AFP via Getty Images

“I thought I was going to die.”

When Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez uttered those words on her Instagram Live last week, it immediately invoked the once unthinkable scene of our Capitol building under…