Just to be clearer…This is a completely self-indulgent post. But, for the record, let me say that I am still tremendously hopeful and enthusiastic about Obama’s presidency, even if a recent piece of mine in the Guardian might suggest otherwise. (I didn’t pen the headline, incidentally–editors write those.) That said, yes, the White House’s squishiness on Wall Street has been troubling. When Zeus gets angry, he doesn’t give stern statements to reporters. He hurls lightning bolts.
CNN/Screen captureAdd Witness Tampering to Trump's List of Possible CrimesAfter perceived threats, Michael Cohen has backed out of testifying before congress.
The White House/FlickrThe Shutdown Has Crashed Through Trump's Previous Floor of SupportThe president's approval numbers have finally fallen below forty percent.
iStockA Connection Between the Moscow Tower and the Trump Tower MeetingSome of the same people were involved in both negotiations.