Chronicle Editorial Board, May 19, 2021Updated: May 19, 2021 3:48 p.m.
Such an independent, bipartisan body could be a powerful force for a broader understanding of a low point in our history born partly of a disappearing consensus about basic truths.
But if McConnell’s Republicans and the Senate filibuster are allowed to block the panel, Pelosi’s Democrats should form a select committee on the attack, which would be partisan by definition but better than conceding to a whitewash.
As former McCarthy lieutenant Liz Cheney noted last week, ignoring the lie will only embolden the liar.
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