Who is the real threat to the national security? Is it President Trump or is it The Washington Post that ferreted out and published code-word intelligence, and splashed the details on its front page, alerting the world, and ISIS, to what we knew.
How does Trump regain the enthusiasm and energy he exhibited in previous crises? A debilitating and potentially dangerous time for President Trump has now begun, courtesy of his deputy attorney general.
Though Nixon won 49 states, that establishment took him down. Though Reagan won 49 states, that establishment almost took him down in the Iran-Contra affair. And that is the end they have in mind for President Trump.
We have lost the freedom our Founding Fathers implored us to maintain — the freedom to stay out of wars of foreign counties on faraway continents. Like the British and French empires, the American imperium is not sustainable.