Most Trump critics on social media are outraged about this but I’m fatalistic. We already know that he’s more apt to believe Putin than his own intelligence deputies. So what good would it do to demand that he obtain a formal denial? What sort of anxiety do we imagine Putin would feel upon being “pressured” by Trump?
It’d be a bizarre replay of the ending to “The Godfather.” Except this time, when Michael assures Kay that he didn’t have Connie’s husband killed, she goes skipping off contentedly without a doubt in her mind.
Not everyone is as dead inside as I am now: