Credit: Norwegian news outlet VG, December 2016, Tidsånden flirer ikke lenger

A Despot’s Excuses for a Despot’s Act


The excuse President Trump offered for firing FBI Director James Comey is flimsy and laughable. We are asked to believe that Comey was fired because he didn’t treat Secretary Clinton fairly. It’s tempting to laugh out loud. This is the Donald Trump who led his supporters in chants of “Lock her up”? When Comey announced he…