Oh, to be Matt Gaetz

The air must be thin at such a dizzying level of entitlement,

Carol Burt

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Reading and researching about Matt Gaetz tonight, given his alleged sex trafficking and sex with a minor, it becomes pretty clear not much is going to happen to him.

He’s up there in the clouds, floating above the rest of us. And no matter what he does, there’s going to be a soft landing, and there have no doubt been many such previous landings. He is precisely the kind of privileged party boy I cannot stand — whether he holds a position of public trust or not. But I…

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Carol Burt

Former print journalist, former mayor, retired law enforcement officer. Writing about politics and government along with random personal essays.