Roughly Speaking: The president vs. the press

John Podesta

Russian interference

Russian interference

What is there to say when the country's leading intelligence agency concludes that Russia interfered with the recent election and that it's part of a broader pattern of cyberattacks on this country, yet, without a shred of evidence to back up his position, the president-elect wholly rejects the CIA's findings? And this same man, easily the least qualified to hold the office in modern history, has also decided that he doesn't need daily intelligence briefings because, as he told Fox News, he's "like, a smart person?"

In a yuletide season of such utter despair, we can at least rejoice in one unexpected gift — the return of the U.S. Senate's "sanity caucus."...

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