"It was very disappointing to see President Obama break with the tradition of former presidents and become so political," Vice President Mike Pence told "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace. He was complaining about Mr. Obama's broadside against President Donald Trump.
Mr. Pence has a point. Although it's not unprecedented, it is disappointing to see a former president attack a sitting president.
But for Mr. Trump's most reliable defender to invoke tradition — never mind a tradition of presidential decorum — as his lodestar is a very strange thing.
Mr. Pence went on to defend Mr. Trump's criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions for indicting two...