President Trump cannot truly understand Rosa Parks’ legacy or appreciate her bravery and still declare that NFL owners should say “Get that son of a bitch off the field” if a player follows Colin Kaepernick’s lead.
Matt Lauer is most sorry about the same thing Bill O’Reilly and Charlie Rose are sorry about: They got called out for sexually harassing women who worked with them, and they lost their high-paying, high-profile jobs.
The Washington Post unmasked an apparent Project Veritas operative. Jaime Phillips approached the Post with the sensational claim that Alabama senatorial candidate and accused child molester Roy Moore got her pregnant and induced her to have an abortion when she was 15.
Before President Trump came to town, the American Bar Association hadn’t rated a judicial candidate “not qualified” since 2006. Counting Brett Talley, it has now given that rating four times since January.
Do you think that if the Texas killer had had an exotic name or begun his attack with a cry of “Allahu Akbar!” our responses would be limited to thoughts and prayers and lawmakers would be content to mouth impotent pieties?
“Robert E. Lee was an honorable man,” said John Kelly in the Fox interview — an interesting take for a military man on an enemy general in a war that killed more Americans than Hitler, Hirohito and Bin Laden combined.
The surprise isn’t that so many creeps and losers end up as officers at juvenile lockups. The surprise — more of a miracle, really — is the resilience of the officers who are humane, honest, and hard-working.