We must recognize the distance we’ve traveled, even as we keep our eyes on the horizon of our destination: government citizens can trust, and higher expectations for our public officials that would bring public condemnation for those who cross the line.
Trump is channeling his inner George H.W. Bush — and not in a good way. His response to the murder and dismemberment of Jamal Khashoggi in a Saudi consulate echoes Bush’s handling of China’s crackdown on peaceful democracy protesters in Tiananmen Square.
Last summer, the California Supreme court found the paint companies who produced lead-based paint liable for the cost of lead removal from homes and public buildings and required them to pay a $1.15 billion to pay for the cost of its removal from homes and public building.