' The last thing I want to write or think about, is the Mueller Report. But, here are my thoughts: The Mueller Report is one of American history’s great failures. It presents us with a series of grotesque paradoxes, that highlight just how badly America’s institutions have failed its democracy, its people, and its future. It’s a spectacular failure, a travesty of justice — because it gives authoritarians exactly the cover they want most: substantive, obvious guilt, but formal, technical innocence. That combination, my friends, is like Tony Soprano knowing he can do whatever he wants to you — and get away with it. Then he has two kinds of power — the power to intimidate you, and the power to do it with abandon, because, well…who’s going to stop himI know, perhaps you think that’s a bit much. Is it? You be the judge, and I’ll make my case.'