GOP Missing the Real Elephant in the Room

The American Thinker – Taking a walk on the wild side, I happened upon MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” during my morning drive. Not my first choice in news, but my other favorite radio stations were on commercial break. Senator Bob Corker was being interviewed over the Michael Flynn resignation.

Senator Corker asserted, “The base issue is getting to the bottom of what the Russian interference was and what the relationship was with associates of the Trump effort.” The proverbial “elephant in the room” as the senator described it.

He also wondered if the White House would have the ability to, “stabilize itself.” He went further talking about “the American people counting on us to do big things this year.” He did briefly mention intelligence leaks, as a “subissue that needs to be dealt with” using his words. But then reiterated that Russian involvement was the “big issue.”

Where to start?

How about President Obama’s admonition to Donald Trump last October, when Mrs. Clinton was on her way to a landslide electoral victory and Mr. Trump was headed back to reality TV. Trump claimed that the election was rigged against him. Obama advised Trump, “Stop whining and go try to make his case to get votes.” Which he did. Going further, Mr. Obama added that there was, “no serious person” who would suggest it was possible to rig American elections. I presume this statement included the Russians.

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