Alan Dershowitz really, really wants you to know he has a home on Martha's Vineyard.
That seems to be why the former Harvard Law professor and prominent critic of the Russia investigation wrote 820 words for The Hill slamming his neighbors for "trying to ban me from their social life on Martha’s Vineyard" because he said something favorable about President Trump once or twice (or thrice). The Fox News legal analyst's "old friends" are banning him from dinner parties and demanding "trigger warnings" before he share his controversial ideas.
"I never thought I would see McCarthyism come to Martha’s Vineyard, but I have," Dershowitz sighs.
— David Klion (@DavidKlion) July 2, 2018
Wait, the headline reads "Maxine Waters does not speak for Democrats or liberals." That's a mistake, right?
No, a quick skim of the article does reveal the California Democrat's name four times, though that's trounced by seven "Martha's Vineyard" appearances. Dershowitz then clears things up, declaring "this is not about me" in the article that's definitely about him.
Apparently Waters' call for supporters to harass the Trump administration makes her just like those rude neighbors on the Vineyard. They are both examples of "our growing intolerance toward opposing views" — though Dershowitz's story is just an example of when you should get some new friends. Kathryn Krawczyk