If the allegations against retired Rear Admiral Ronnie Jackson are true–after federal background checks, White House personnel management and bipartisan presidential judgment–then this country has far bigger problems than Dr. Jackson, suggests the WSJ.
Montana Democrat Sen. Jon Tester, who created and distributed a potpourri of unverified smears against the White House physician, is “setting a new Beltway record for unsportsmanlike conduct.”
Mr. Tester is asking Americans to believe that for 12 years, the most senior officials in the American government have been happy to entrust the health of our Presidents to a man who recklessly distributes drugs when he’s not passed out drunk. Dr. Jackson has denied the allegations and especially given the Tester method of nominee evaluation, the White House doctor certainly deserves the benefit of the doubt.
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