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Anthony Scaramucci, President Trump’s new communications director, spoke to reporters at the White House on Tuesday.
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“Obscene language wasn’t the worst thing about the interview. It wasn’t even one of the worst four things about it.”
Many columnists on the right have been focused on potential repercussions from the profanity-laced interview the new White House communications director, Anthony Scaramucci, gave to The New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza. Mr. Ponnuru explains why Mr. Scaramucci’s rant should worry supporters of the administration beyond the vulgar language. He points to Mr. Scaramucci’s fixation on the “leaking” of “trivial” gossip, and his seeming willingness to betray his colleagues, saying this environment is likely to scare away potential talent the White House needs to attract to function well. Read more »