Jeff Flake Is Choosing Not to Run, But for All the Wrong Reasons

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., announced Tuesday that he wouldn't seek re-election in 2018. Citing issues with President Donald Trump and a party he said he no longer recognized, he gave an impassioned speech on the floor of the Senate, calling out the president.Here is part of his speech:"Reckless, outrageous, and undignified behavior has become excused and countenanced as 'telling it like it is,' when it is actually just reckless, outrageous and undignified. And when such behavior emanates from the top of our government, it is something else: It is dangerous to a democracy. Such behavior does not project strength — because our strength comes from our values. It instead projects a corruption of the spirit and weakness."  Continue reading...

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