A future trivia question and historical footnote, the spectacular 10-day flameout of Anthony Scaramucci qualifies as the most entertaining episode yet of the ongoing reality show that is the Trump presidency. (Working title: ???The Pompadours of 1600 Pennsylvania.???) But even as the cocksure sycophant???s gobsmacking spectacle stole the show, something of real importance took place a bit lower on the radar.
At five separate junctures, the sinews of our democracy held against the careening recklessness of this presidency. Consequently, Donald Trump???s worst week proved a particularly fine hour for American democracy:
1. The military says no to Trump on the transgender ban.