Unintended consequences cut both ways. Mostly we think of unintended consequences as a result of something meant to be good that turns out wrong. With Trump of course everything is backwards. Whatever terrible name he calls others, what he is really doing is describing himself. And thus in Trump’s case his unintended consequence are good things coming from what was intended to be evil. Yes, folks, everything in Trump world is upside down and inside out.

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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