Mark Corallo, a former Justice Department official during the George W. Bush administration, briefly served in 2017 as spokesman for President Donald Trump’s legal team. He is a veteran of the US Army. The opinions expressed in this commentary are his own. View more opinion articles at CNN.
(CNN)Perhaps it’s my age and the state of today’s politics that has me thinking about the final scene of the movie “Camelot,” with Richard Harris as Arthur standing with young Tom, pleading with the boy to remember and tell everyone of the glory that was Camelot so that the world would never forget. The attempt by Democrats to run a professional smear campaign against Brett Kavanaugh is another sign of the irreparable fissure that has cracked open between the political left and right. Increasingly, I find myself lamenting, “We used to be America.”