Trump has never lived the life he deserved. But after evading accountability for the immoral, unethical and illegal, he was finally hit by an asteroid.
Michael J. Stern Opinion columnist
December, 20, 2019
You know it’s wrong to smile. But there’s a satisfaction watching the schoolyard bully get his teeth knocked in.
Donald Trump has never lived the life he deserved. In the 1970s, he was sued by the Justice Department for refusing to rent apartments to African Americans. Still, he became a billionaire real estate developer.
Trump bragged about sexually assaulting women, reduced presidential politics to a round of kindergarten name-calling and courted a foreign adversary to hack his political opponent’s emails. Still, he was elected the most powerful man in the world.
As president, Trump: stocked his administration with crooks and cronies, used the presidency to further his family’s financial interests, bribed a foreign ally for personal gain, and hired a morally bankrupt attorney general to swat righteous efforts to stop him from barreling into a black hole and pulling American democracy behind him. Still, he maintained a base of undaunted followers who stand a good chance of giving him four more years to do it all again.