June 20, 2019

Good Job, Mueller

“Let us praise Robert Mueller.

We don’t know precisely what’s in the report the special counsel delivered this week to the Department of Justice, but it seems possible it will contain neither the full-throated condemnation of President Trump that critics want — there are reports Mueller has recommended no further indictments — nor the clean-sweep exoneration that many MAGA-minded citizens have been demanding from the beginning. There’s a real chance that after nearly two years of investigation into the Trump administration’s links to Russia, everybody’s going to be at least a little bit mad.

So why praise him?

Because the public evidence suggests that in his stint as special counsel, Mueller has been an exemplary public servant.”

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