It's easy to beat up on a big corporate law firm for acting cravenly in its financial self-interest. In the case of King & Spalding, the Atlanta firm that abruptly reneged on its commitment to defend the Defense of Marriage Act, the pummeling is entirely deserved.
There's a reason presidents go gray. The job is difficult. The pressures are unrelenting. If you don't realize this, you're not qualified to be president. Or you're Donald Trump, in which case you are also not qualified to be president.
When it comes to matters of money and politics, there is a big gulf between Democrats and Republicans -- in theory.
At fancy Washington dinner parties decades ago, it was the custom for men and women to part ways after the meal.
It's time to retire the false choice. As a rhetorical device, particularly as a political rhetorical device, the false choice has outlived its usefulness, if it ever had any.