The Corner

What’s Next?

Somehow the president in the last few hours, in his now characteristic stereotyping, has managed to insult the nation’s police with his “stupidly” comment, the nation’s surgeons with his reference to greedy tonsil-cutting, and the nation’s elderly with his aspirin quip — all reminiscent of the “typical white person” castoff, Pennsylvania clingers speech, and the Special Olympics one-liner. Given his propensity to apologize abroad for the purported sins of other earlier Americans, can we expect some “I’m sorry”s  for his own clumsy generalizations? No wonder Robert Gibbs and Joe Biden have little worries that their own logorrhea will have any consequences.

NRO contributor Victor Davis Hanson is the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution and the author, most recently, of The Case for Trump.

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