Fires, a hurricane, rampant illness, 200,000 dead. A would-be-in-any-other-administration scandal. The loss of a national hero. Sedition. And a concerted effort to rewrite American history.

It was just another week.

The West Coast remained ablaze and a deadly hurricane tore through the South, submerging large portions of Florida, Georgia and Alabama. Smoke from the fires in the West reached the…