Monday May 25, 2020

Comey is revealed as the author of his own downfall

There’s very little about the book’s main selling point – Comey’s battle with Trump – that we don’t already know

22nd April, 2018
James Comey and Donald Trump. ‘It seems that, like Trump, Comey has learned little from the turbulence of the past two years’GETTY

NON-FICTION: A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies and Leadership By James Comey Pan MacMillan, €23

There is something tragic, poignant and profoundly irritating about a man who is brought down by his own vanity and hubris, yet persists in seeing himself as a victim. One who cannot acknowledge his own character flaws while busily pointing out those of his nemesis – frequently via Twitter. One who is unable to own up to grave and consequential errors...

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