The Very Serious People in Washington — the same people who supported the war in Iraq, always consider deficit-reduction a top priority, thought Hillary Clinton was entitled to the presidency, hold no grudge against torturers, and believe Democrats and Republican have become equally extreme — long ago concluded that any talk of impeaching Donald Trump was ridiculous, flaky, and … Read more
I’ve been tweeting a lot about the latest New York Times interview with Trump. Here’s the main article, here’s a partial, edited transcript, here’s a sidebar on Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger’s colloquy with Trump on press freedom. I don’t have that much more to add, although I’ll note that my first tweet definitely struck a … Read more
Let’s set high, formal expectations for the next president. Simply being “better than Trump” is way too low a bar.
Top editors should realize history will not only judge Donald Trump, it will judge them.