Donald Trump's shock-and-awful defense of Michael Flynn
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Let's start with a basic rundown of Donald Trump's comments Thursday about the demise of his national security adviser, Michael Flynn: Flynn resigned; he fired him; Flynn's great, he was just doing his job; his resignation is all the media's fault; and, finally, if Flynn hadn't made those Russia calls, Trump would have told him to do it anyway.

Confused? Let's unpack Trump's full panoply of conflicting statements.

1. Flynn resigned at Trump's request

“Mike Flynn is a fine person, and I asked...