So much of the Trump presidency feels like reality TV. But the pardon process is turning into a let’s-make-a-deal game show.
The big picture: Trump, the host, has asked friends, staff, celebrities and even NFL kneelers for ideas on who to pardon. Should Martha Stewart get one? How about Muhammad Ali? Blago? Trump himself? Anyone? (Programming note: This is not just abnormal, it’s never happened in American history. Back to the show … )