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Quotation for Today

27/07/2017

Donald Trump’s campaign against his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, in which he is seemingly attempting to insult and humiliate and tweet-shame Sessions into resignation, is an insanely stupid exercise. It is a multitiered tower of political idiocy, a sublime monument to the moronic, a gaudy, gleaming, Ozymandian folly that leaves many of the president’s prior efforts in its shade.

Ross Douthat in New York Times on Trump’s attacks on his hand-picked appointee as Attorney General, former Senator Jefferson Beauregard Sessions of Alabama. The attacks seem to be caused by the fact that Sessions despite being a reactionary has some semblance of regard for the US Constitution unlike the current POTUS.

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