Slate tells Democrats it's OK to have wanted Comey fired and to be outraged that he was

Donald Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey—via letter hand-delivered by the president’s old bodyguard—is a new phase in America’s devolution from imperfect democracy to sordid banana republic. But what gives it its truly sociopathic je ne sais quoi is the Republican argument that Comey was fired for his unfair conduct toward Hillary Clinton and that Democrats who once complained about that conduct should be grateful.


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