VDH comments on the most scandalous thing of all about Comey’s firing: namely, the fact that firing bureaucrats for malfeasance stopped for eight years.
Victor Davis Hanson has a habit of writing brilliant posts. When something is a standout even by the high standards VDH has set for himself, you know it’s a must-read.
Today, VDH tackled Comey’s firing, not by focusing on the firing itself, but by noting that he’s the first bureaucrat to be fired in eight years. That no bureaucrats have been fired before does not speak to their probity. It speaks to the fact that we’ve created a culture in which bureaucrats can save their jobs by batting their eyelashes at the media cameras and then boasting about their Progressive credentials: [Read more…]