2017-01-11: Quick Notes on Whatever it Was that Happened This Morning

Hey, I’m no fan of T****, but let me start by saying how completely disgusted I am at BuzzFeed for publishing unsubstantiated dirt that numerous outlets have had for months but have withheld because it’s probably fake. BuzzFeed is an unmitigated disgrace to the journalistic profession, and their actions only will serve to strengthen T****’s reputation among so-called populists.

"What we have here is a failure to communicate."
“What we have here is a failure to communicate.”

Also, even if he did what they say he did, it’s nobody’s business — as long as what he allegedly did was consensual. If we want the G.O.P. to get out of everybody else’s personal business, then we have to get out of theirs. The only thing “salacious” about these (probably fake) “revelations” is that people with nothing smarter to do have seized upon them. The real issues with this fool are his cabinet picks, his third-grade maturity level, his emotional instability, his pathological lying, his kleptocratic tendencies, and about 5o other things.

Like I said, I’m no fan.

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