By Tom Brennan |
This week’s edition of The New York Times Magazine contains a highly flattering article about Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski.
The headline and subhead read: “How Lisa Murkowski Mastered Trump’s Washington. The Alaska senator is one of the few Republicans who has gone toe-to-toe with the president — and thrived.”
The article notes that Murkowski has won kudos from voters on both the left and right with her championing of liberal causes supported heavily by women — such as Planned Parenthood and health care issues — as well as Alaska Republican causes such as opening the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling