3Novices:From Watergate to Trump’s Jnr’s emails: how the search for a smoking gun defines US political scandals

Every great American scandal follows a similar arc, historians say. One side smells nefarious behaviour. The other side contends there’s no there there. Shreds of evidence and whispers of proof energise one side and appal the other. This goes on for a long time.
Sometimes, the scandal talk fizzles out. And sometimes, something comes along that changes everything – the smoking gun.
When Donald Trump Jnr said “I love it” to the prospect of scoring nasty information from…
July 13, 2017 at 09:11AM
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