For as far back as I can remember (and farther back than that), progressives - not all of them, but an ominous majority - have been enamored, either openly or secretly, with Russian strong men. Now, they're going all better-dead-than-red on us. Once again, Trump's impact on the leftist psyche is like the effect of an electromagnetic pulse on a power grid.
See? I was just a progressive who was ahead of the curve."