Trump Directs the Senate Whirlwind!

At the height of the financial crisis of 1792, Alexander Hamilton wrote to George Washington, and was recently quoted by Adam Schiff in his recent remarks to the U.S. Senate:

“When a man unprincipled in private life desperate in his fortune, bold in his temper, possessed of considerable talents, having the advantage of military habits—despotic in his ordinary demeanour—known to have scoffed in private at the principles of liberty—when such a man is seen to mount the hobby horse of popularity—to join in the cry of danger to liberty—to take every opportunity of embarrassing the General Government & bringing it under suspicion—to flatter and fall in with all the non sense of the zealots of the day—It may justly be suspected that his object is to throw things into confusion that he may ‘ride the storm and direct the whirlwind."

Donald Trump is riding the storm and directing the Senate whirlwind. America is the meaner for his doing so.