Mitch McConnell’s Fatal Mistake

President Trump is officially acquitted, and Mitch McConnell hasn’t said much about it yet, but he’s clearly savoring a victory that has been more than a year in the making.

He may come to change his mind. His version of a trial with no evidence and no witnesses will certainly make him a hero to Trump’s base, and may go down as his second greatest career achievement. But politically, he just signed his own death warrant.

Not because of any Democratic backlash in the November elections. There may not be one nationally, and it’s hard to imagine one in…