Posted by on April 20, 2019 1:00 am
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Michael Tomasky considers how it came to this – a president and his followers damned as liars but staying safe in power

Like his earlier four-page letter of absolution, Attorney General William Barr’s Maundy Thursday press conference quickly degenerated into fan fiction. Back on planet Earth, Russia wanted to boost Team Trump, his minions were ready and willing and the president was predictably obstructive. Instead of indicting him, Bob Mueller damned him. On Good Friday, the president was left to tweet profanely and profusely. To quote John Milton, “Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.”

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