“We’ve been going through this now for over three years. It was evil. It was corrupt. It was dirty cops. It was leakers and liars. And this should never, ever happen to another President ever.”
Trump is no ordinary president – but he’s also been under extraordinary pressures unique to his presidency. It was Trump’s appearance on the political scene that catapulted the Democrats into a stance of permanent and aggressive hysteria. They traveled from using the state to spy on him to lying about his being a Russian asset to impeaching him for investigating the prior administration’s corruption, but he held strong.
Trump is also a showman and an eccentric. He is not your typical bland, polished statesman. Having been put through the wringer and come out the other side, intact and politically stronger than ever, Trump opted not to pretend to be gracious to his enemies. Instead, on Thursday, he spiked the football.
He began early, at the National Prayer Breakfast. At his seat, he found papers headlined “acquitted” and cheerfully held them up to show the crowd: