“The #Comey announcement was mishandled and reflected what we’ve come to take for granted as the routine chaos of the Trump White House”

Stop Talking, President Trump
by Jonathan Tobin
May 12, 2017

Trump’s words poured gasoline on an already inflamed chorus of political and media critics. Instead of hypocritical rumblings about Trump’s alleged motives for the firing, the Left now had something real on which to pin their hyperbolic charges. Suddenly the story went from an inside-the-Beltway obsession with the bad optics of Comey’s exit to charges that Trump was obstructing justice. The Watergate analogies were ratched up to charges that Trump was channeling Richard Nixon’s desperate last months in office. READ MORE

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