Bernstein on Memo: We Have ‘Not Seen Such Dark Days’ in America, Leaving Us ‘At a Crossroads’

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Always prone to use ostentatious rhetoric, CNN contributor Carl Bernstein unloaded Friday afternoon on the release of the Republican House Intelligence Committee memo, telling Jake Tapper that “we may well have not seen such dark days for American democracy and its institutions” to the point that we are “at a crossroads” because of the “demagogic authoritarian” President Trump.

Tapper opened the floor to Bernstein and the famous former Washington Post reporter complained that “[w]e don't know enough because we haven't seen the whole, underlying picture, as the Democrats have pointed out, but there's a much more important historical point to be made here and that we may well have not seen such dark days for American democracy and its institutions since the days of Joe McCarthy.”

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