Port: There will be no justice for Trump until his supporters care about what a creep he is


MINOT, N.D. — Remember Kathy Griffin?

She is the actor and comedian who got canceled after she shared, on social media, photos depicting herself holding up the decapitated head of Donald Trump. She was on a recent episode of Adam Carolla’s podcast to talk about the scandal. One aspect of that folderol she discussed, something that I had forgotten about, is how those most outraged about the photo used Trump’s son, Barron, as justification for their pique.

“How do you suppose this child feels about seeing a photo of his father murdered?” we were asked.

I was thinking about that today as I read through the myriad reactions to Trump’s indictment, so much of which is focused on trees while missing the forest.

We don’t yet know much about the charges. They’re expected to focus on whether Donald Trump violated any business or campaign finance regulations when he paid off porn star Stormy Daniels so she wouldn’t talk about their sexual liaison.

That’s the trees.

The forest is that Donald Trump, according to Daniels, cheated on Baron Trump’s mother, Melania. He used a golf magazine pictorial of himself, and the promise of an appearance on “The Apprentice,” to ignite a listless tryst that, as Kevin Williamson put it , “had all of the impact of a Vienna sausage landing in a catcher’s mitt.”

Then, when Trump was running for president, he paid money to the porn star so she wouldn’t talk about it.

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