For those who are concerned about the scarring of the American psyche, it’s exhausting to find the vocabulary to explain over and over, how beyond the pale and out of the norm the 45th president is.'He does outrageous, nasty, destructive things, knowing full well he’s crossing a line, and then he pretends he didn’t. He has spent 5 decades going to gossip columnists, radio shows, TV interviews and newspapers to stick a knife into almost anybody who crosses his path that he doesn’t like and he revels in it. Pelosi “hit on something that is core to his con. His whole life is about the cover-up. He has covered up his academic record, his health reports, his dalliances with women, his finances, his family history. Even while he was saying he was 'the most transparent president in history,' his Treasury secretary was telling Congress, ‘I’m not giving you the president’s tax returns.’'