By David Limbaugh
USA – -(Ammoland.com)- Trying to be objective — and that’s sometimes difficult for me when it comes to politics — I don’t agree that former FBI Director James Comey’s congressional testimony was equally good news and bad news for President Trump. Trump came away a decisive winner.
Most agree that Trump benefited from Comey’s admission that Trump was not in fact under FBI investigation for colluding with the Russians or for anything else. But many Trump critics, left and right, see Comey’s negative portrait of Trump as so damaging as to cancel out the positive news, which, on reflection, is incorrect.
It’s true that Comey painted Trump as dishonest, petty and vindictive and as one who operates in office as a business executive rather than someone who respects the parameters of his authority. Even if true, is this caricature news to anyone? Trump’s critics already believe it, and most of his supporters believe it is overstated.
This is not to say that Trump’s defenders would approve of any abuses of authority, but they aren’t predisposed to assume that every unorthodox action on Trump’s part is malicious or indicative of a tyrannical or …Read the Rest