Mr. Trump has said so many irresponsible or dangerous things so often and in so many settings that there is a real risk that many voters will simply tune out and his campaign will somehow be normalized.
So it is particularly important to note when Mr. Trump’s statements go beyond the merely provocative or absurd and instead represent a threat to
carefully balanced political system. This is such a moment. It is not too late
for Republicans who revere that system to question how they can embrace a
nominee who has so little regard for it. America