At the very least, Donald Trump and his minions have worked to stymie the investigation into what every sane person believes was Putin’s effort to influence our election.

We have been treated to creeping re-definitions of fake news as Trump moves the goalposts in incremental steps. First the whole notion that Russia interfered in our election was Trump designated “fake news.” When claiming that required Trump to defy his own entire intelligence community he moved the goalposts, asserting any notion of anyone on his team talking with Russians during the campaign was “fake news.” Then General Flynn was caught red handed doing exactly that (with the timing of the communications very suspicious) and had to resign for lying about it.

The goalposts moved to continued claims that any coordination by the Trump campaign was “fake news.” Then FBI Director Comey testified before Congress that the FBI is investigating precisely that question.

We now find ourselves in a swirl of Presidential misdirection as Trump tries to divert attention and muddy the waters by fabricating claims his phones were tapped (they weren’t, but more and move evidence is suggesting perhaps they should have been) and blowing irrelevant smoke about Hillary Clinton.

Dear Mr. President Trump, we don’t give a tinkers damn about Hillary Clinton. She is not, and will not ever be, our President. You are, and your potential disloyalty to this country is the problem the people of this nation must address.

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Retired lawyer & Army vet in The Villages of Florida. Lifelong: Republican (pre-Trump), Constitution buff, science nerd & dog lover. Twitter: @KeithDB80

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