You will not find Trump’s decoder ring, nor will you find evidence of a deep, traitorous plot. You can only look back with this president, not ahead. The view out the rear window may not be pleasant, but neither is it inconsistent. Trump likes and admires Putin.
The new president, after eight years of Republican stupid shit, decided to develop a new doctrine: “Don’t do stupid shit.”
Obama remarks to Stephen Colbert, as if it’s a joke, ‘To be honest, I still don’t know what my Nobel Peace Prize was for.’
We have only one clear principle to guide us at this point: do not look to officials in Washington for competence, honesty, or leadership. These qualities of character exist together when you have leaders who take responsibility for their actions.