GROVER NORQUIST: Mitch McConnell ‘Changed The Direction Of The World’

President Donald Trump speaks as he stands next Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., after their meeting at the White House, Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Kentucky Senator Mitch McConnell changed the direction of the world.

Few men accomplish this. He had an advantage. He was not distracted by a need to be on television. He had no desire to be praised by the American aristocracy. Or run for president. That frees up time and brain cells. He focused on what mattered. And stayed focused. Year after year.