The Atlantic’s David Frum has an article about Michael Flynn which suggests that in pardoning the former General, poor Donald is protecting himself. I agree, but instead of the notion that Flynn lied unwittingly about something he knew little about, I would suggest that poor Donald got suckered by Flynn, Manafort, McCain and Putin and now he’s got a choice between admitting he got suckered and insisting that Putin is not his enemy. Never mind that Putin took the first logical opportunity to welcome his replacement.
The COVID relief package was passed too late to affect the January 5th election. What is the sure consequence of Democratic influence in the Senate? Lots of investigation and an independent DoJ.