Quote for the day

In attacking all the diplomats, intelligence officers and civil servants who have stepped forward, at great professional risk, to bear witness against Trump, they are attacking the people who uphold the regulations — and provide the independent research and facts — that make our government legitimate and the envy of people all over the world, where many people have to bribe government workers for service.

Thomas Friedman

We are well past the expediencies that unavoidably accompany survival in a sometimes-raucous public square, and now are endangering the Republic itself. Of the many shocks that have accompanied Donald Trump, the greatest is the willingness of Republican lawmakers to debase themselves and injure their country to curry favor with Trump’s base.

This entry was posted in General. Bookmark the permalink.