NRO’s Andrew McCarthy, not always a huge fan of Donald Trump, writes on why he is encouraged by Trump’s cabinet picks. “I don’t like everything Trump has done so far, but I like an awful lot of it. And saying so is only fair.”
As far as Trump schmoozing with Al Gore? McCarthy maintains that Trump’s meeting with Al Gore before nominating Scott Pruitt is something he can live with. Many critics, McCarthy notes, who were worried “there might not be much daylight between Trump and Clinton are thankfully being proved wrong.”
Well, if there had been a second Clinton administration, do you think we’d have gotten Pruitt? How about Jeff Sessions at Justice, or General James Mattis at Defense? Or Trump’s promised upgrade in immigration enforcement to be carried out by General John Kelly, the clear-eyed So-Com commander who has warned about radical Islam’s inroads in Central and South America (and a Gold Star dad whose son laid down his life in Afghanistan, fighting our jihadist enemies)? Do you figure Hillary would have tapped teachers-union scourge Betsy DeVos for the Education Department? Or a staunch Obamacare critic such as congressman (and doctor) Tom Price to run HHS?
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