50 Things That Are Better Already

The Washington Post has a truly, truly wonderful list. Let’s count our blessings for now and hope for even better news in the future. Our country now has a chance to return to true greatness, not the phony type. Will it happen? I don’t know. I do know that now we have a fighting chance.

Things Are Looking Up

The nuts have finally gone too far. A sense of revulsion has overtaken many Americans. 

There is evidence supporting this: 

Most important, the 180 degree reversals by key Republican leaders, including McConnell, Pence and Graham. They are savvy politicians who know which way the wind is blowing and are moving rapidly to try to salvage their careers. 

A couple of years ago I talked privately with a friend of mine, a high-powered lobbyist who has the best political instincts I know. He works for [redacted], but I don’t want to mention his name. His firm represents both Democrats and Republicans, and he doesn’t like to talk publicly about his personal political views. 

I told him my sense was that most Republican senators despised Trump and I thought it was inevitable that they would turn against him eventually. He responded:

“They will be for him until a half hour before they are against him.”