… During the campaign, Mr. Trump spoke disgracefully of women and the disabled; he scoffed at the self-sacrifice of more than one war hero; he uttered many statements that he knew, or should have known, were flatly untrue. These are serious, regrettable offenses. Even here, though, Mr. Trump exploded the fiction of expertise that has calcified our politics and alienated governors from the governed. That such a man could win a national election should destroy whatever faith we had in political adepts. Where were the experts in 2015 who concluded that, despite everything we knew about him—and all we could guess—Mr. Trump could win the presidency? There were some, but they were very few indeed.
Saturday, January 14, 2017
… A Trump Achievement That Everyone Can Cheer - WSJ.