Maureen Dowd, NY Times Opinion Columnist »

The task is to challenge Trump and expose him, not to put our fingers in our ears and sing “la, la, la.”

“It strikes me as fundamentally wrong to deny voters a chance to see candidates, and particularly front-running candidates, answering challenging questions from journalists and citizens in open forums,” David Axelrod told me Friday. “You can’t save democracy from people who would shred its norms by shredding democratic norms yourselves.”