"I wasn't looking forward to four years with a vindictive, wrong-headed authoritarian in the White House.Go and read the whole thing.
Instead, we'll have four years of a feckless authoritarian in the Oval Office. The press will loathe him with a loathing hitherto reserved for Dick Nixon and Spiro Agnew,* which is one of the most sure checks and balances we've got. Given only a choice between a conniving person who knows exactly what laws she's got to sneak by or subvert, or a high-concept guy who still seems hazy on the Constitution as amended, to say nothing of the broad sweep of Federal law and custom going back to George Washington, I suppose I'll take the latter, whose own party has a vested interest in keeping him from going off the rails and who will be "...scrutinized and studied, perhaps almost as narrowly as a man with a microscope might scrutinize and study the transient creatures that swarm and multiply in a drop of water,"† by both the media and his political opposition."
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
QotD: Politics as Unusual Edition...
From Roomie's post this AM: