(Washington Times) -- It’s early yet, and first impressions are sometimes misleading. But not often. John Kelly looks like the best appointment President Trump has made since he named Neil Gorsuch to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Not just because he had Anthony Scaramucci escorted by security from the White House grounds to Pennsylvania Avenue, in a version of the familiar perp walk, after he was sacked as the White House communications chief. Mr. Kelly looks like — it’s early, but he looks like — the grown-up this White House has desperately needed. Maybe Donald Trump can absorb a late education, after all.
The president likes generals. That’s why he sprinkled several good ones throughout his administration. Perhaps the president picked up respect for a man with brass on his shoulders when he was a wee lad at a military academy. Childhood impressions can be good ones. He was drawn to Mr. Scaramucchi, on the other hand, because he was a man who made a lot of money on Wall Street.
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