That President Trump would make a man of Bannon’s low character his chief strategist pretty much says all one need know about the quality of the man in the White House. In fact Bannon is just one more lowlife in a series of lowlifes that have been Trump’s personal mentors over the years, starting with the ruthless and most sleazy Roy Cohn.

PS Calling hateful sleazes hateful is not being hateful. It is called the truth, a foreign concept to conservative Republicans.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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