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The Manchurian Trump

The Manchurian Trump

If a foreign country, say Russia, for instance, were able to create a mole in order to infiltrate our government at the highest possible level, that mole would behave pretty much like President-elect Donald Trump ("Democrats press FBI to investigate Trump-Russia ties," Jan. 13).

He would sow discord throughout the population, appoint department heads whose goal is to neuter those departments, disconcert our allies and stifle the free press, our only defense against demagogues and tyrants, as best he could. At the same time, he would extol...