It’s too soon to say when Donald Trump’s presidency will end, but it’s not too soon to say how it will end. It will end in disgrace. And when it does, Trump’s defenders will turn on him.

Some already have. On Sunday, Anthony Scaramucci, Trump’s former communications director, said that Republicans should “replace the top of the ticket in 2020.”

Former White House aide and Apprentice contestant Omarosa Manigault never had a bad word to say about Trump when she worked for him. Trump said he hired her “because she said GREAT things about me.” But after she left the White House, she said Trump was “mentally impaired” and accused him of saying the N-word.

Michael Cohen, Trump’s former personal attorney, said he was “mesmerized” by Trump when he worked for him. It wasn’t until after Cohen quit working for Trump and was sentenced to prison — as a result, in part, of lying for Trump — that he ceased to be mesmerized and instead became disgusted. In congressional testimony, he called Trump a “racist,” a “cheat,” and a “conman.”

Trump’s sycophants are as loyal as he is — which is to say, not at all. In The Art of the …read more


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