The Spicer Follies and the Trump Cover-Up Unravelling Continue, Thanks to Comey

Sean Spicer’s certainly becoming as much a figure of fun as Baghdad Bob was. The reporters in his audience laughed at him at least once a few days ago, and I don't think it will be the last time. He obviously has no respect in their eyes any more, except for the right-wingers the Trump people keep inviting into the Spicer Follies. (Remember the Saigon Follies, aka "Five-O'Clock Follies"?) 

John Dean (remember Watergate, and if anyone doesn't, look him up) told us yesterday on Chris Hayes’ MSNBC program All In that the Trump people are obviously engaged in a cover-up, and he knows because he was in the Nixon cover-up until he jumped ship. 

The problem with cover-ups is that once you start you can't stop, and it usually gets bigger and bigger, because there is more and more to cover up. Who will be the John Dean of the Trump cover-up? FBI Director Comey didn't quite play that role yesterday, but the unravelling of the cover-up has started – not quite the way it developed in the Watergate case, but perhaps as inevitably. 

As Trump likes to say, stay tuned! If Donald thinks he has seen bad leaks, he ain't seen nothin' yet.

qedd© Jon Johanning 2011