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When One President Smears Another - Editorial, NY Times

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'This is a dangerous moment, which requires Congress and members of this administration to look beyond partisan maneuvering and tend to the health of the democracy itself. Let’s begin with what the public can know for certain. Trump had no evidence when he smeared his predecessor. Just contemplate the recklessness — the sheer indifference to truth and the moral authority of the American presidency — revealed here: one president baselessly charging criminality by another, all in a childish Twitter rampage;  alleging potential criminality in the nation’s highest office.'  Mr. Trump declared as fact a theory he apparently encountered on alt-right websites: “How low has President Obama gone to tapp [sic] my phones during the very sacred election process. This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy!”  Congress needs to act to safeguard public confidence in government. 

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