With Categorical Denunciation of Violence, Biden Can Now Prosecute the Case Against Trump

The absurdity of our lawless president campaigning as a “law-and-order” candidate notwithstanding, Donald Trump is doing exactly that absurd thing: claiming he is Mr. Law-and-Order while insisting his opponent, Joe Biden, is dangerous for America in every conceivable way.

This down-is-up transformation crystalized at the Republican national convention. Going in, Trump was seen as vulnerable for comprehensive mismanagement to a gross degree — of the pandemic, the collapsing…