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.‚?Ě) 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.