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By Jason Scott Jones, The Stream, August 27, 2019

Jason Scott JonesDonald Trump is bringing America together. Or certain parts of America at least. This president has united the whole American left with privileged elements of its legacy right on a single assertion: namely, that he’s divisive. That Trump and his politics violate some code of civility which nobody remembers signing, but apparently was in force among Republicans before him. Now Trump has gone and torn that up. And that’s why a million people showed up, before he could even take office, wearing hats shaped like genitalia. Or something.

I’m not buying it. Because the things President Trump has done that provoked the fiercest reactions on the left were things … that a President Ted Cruz or Marco Rubio would have done, too. For instance, appointing Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. The judge is the same nominee that most Republicans would have chosen. But the left reacted as if Trump had appointed Corey Lewandowski: They lost their minds. They decided to believe bizarre accusations about teenage rape gangs roving the D.C. area in the 80s, led by Eagle Scout future federal district judges. ….