Thomas Friedman has written one helluva column. The New York Times writer has thousands of pieces to his credit but the one published yesterday has taken off. The headline seems straightforward:
Even the first sentence seems like a no-brainer:
“Our democracy is in serious danger.”
But Friedman goes on to lay out in no uncertain terms that Donald Trump has taken us to the brink. And the column has become one of his most read, perhaps because of writing like this:
“President Trump is either totally compromised by the Russians or is a towering fool, or both, but either way he has shown himself unwilling or unable to defend America against a Russian campaign to divide and undermine our democracy.”
In closing, Friedman sounds the alarm:
This is code red. The biggest threat to the integrity of our democracy today is in the Oval Office.
Read it here.