Why do these guys always find their spines when they’re outside Trump’s orbit? (To be frank, everyone is outside Trump’s orbit. His orbit is in a galaxy far, far away. And the satellites surrounding him are a sad collection of artless toadies, cartoon bluebirds, and absinthe fairies.)
So ex-Trump chief of staff John Kelly spoke with CNN’s Jake Tapper today and this happened:
KELLY: “The Cabinet should meet and have a discussion. I don’t think it will happen, but I think the Cabinet should meet and discuss this, because the behavior yesterday and in the weeks and months before that has just been outrageous from the president, and what happened on Capitol Hill yesterday is a direct result of his poisoning the minds of people with the lies and the frauds.”
TAPPER: “You were a former member of the Cabinet, in addition to being the White House chief of staff. If you were in the Cabinet right now, would you vote to remove him from office?”
KELLY: “Yes, I would.”
Okay, that would have been useful years ago, like right after the Helsinki Surrender Summit. Or, you know, before the latest presidential election campaign, during which a certifiable madman was vying to terrorize the country for another four years. And since Kelly is no longer a member of Trump’s Cabinet, he’s proven himself useless once again.
But, hey, it’s an acknowledgment. Of sorts.
A bit too late …
… but at least we’re all starting to get on the same page. Right?
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