Tasked with overseeing the most high-profile investigation of our
time, Mueller managed to complete the investigation without
appearing to have a partisan agenda, with both sides embracing him
at times. Even Trump said he acted “honorably” — before he turned
on Mueller as “conflicted” and partisan — and touted “total
exoneration” soon after Mueller concluded his work. Mueller’s
down-the-middle, leak-free handling of the high-stakes
investigation was an object lesson in professionalism.
And Wednesday’s performance was no different.
This jibes with my take almost perfectly.
Bob Mueller today was decent, honest, humble, measured, patriotic,
apolitical and above the fray. He returned none of the bile the
president and others have heaped on him. Whatever you thought of
his performance, he is far better than his critics and remains an