The decision by anti-impeachment Democrat (for the moment, at least) Rep. Jeff Van Drew to jump ship and join the Trump-cult-formerly-known-as-the-Republican-party is a head-scratcher for the ages. Trump is hailing Van Drew’s turncoat move as a godsend, while others on both sides of the aisle — particularly in his home state and district — are steaming mad.
What’s particularly weird (to my eyes, at least) about Van Drew’s move is that his district’s largest town is Atlantic City, where Trump managed to bankrupt two casinos is spectacular fashion. His business moves there played a significant role in leaving the town severely diminished.
But letting bygones be bygones, Van Drew is bellying up to the Trump kool-aid jug. Enjoy your time in office while it lasts, Mr. Congressman.