Leonard Pitts We fail to see what an outlier Trump is
George H.W. Bush did it.
So did Jimmy Carter, Gerald Ford and Herbert Hoover. It probably wasn't easy, yet they knew this was what the moment demanded and democracy required. So each of them took that ceremonial ride to the Capitol with the man who had defeated them, and then sat there politely as he took power that had been theirs.
Which brings us to Donald Trump. Can anyone, even in their most fanciful imaginings, see him doing that?
Michael Cohen can't. "Given my experience ...