Jim Mattis and the Surrender of America’s Adults

Former staff may be critical of Donald Trump but they will not denounce him publicly

The Financial Times
Sep 5, 2019 · 4 min read
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By Edward Luce

The thing about grown-ups is they are supposed to say when enough is enough. Jim Mattis had obviously had enough when he resigned as Donald Trump’s secretary of defence in December. Now the retired…

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