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I Assessed a President's Fitness to Serve—But I Didn't Write an Op-Ed

When my colleague became worried about President Reagan, he took his concerns to the chief of staff—not a newspaper.
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The anonymous senior official in the Trump administration who published an op-ed in The New York Times on Wednesday describing an internal “resistance” movement is, as the White House put it, a coward. If the writer truly believes the president is not fit to lead the country, he should have done what my colleague James Cannon did when he had similar reservations about President Ronald Reagan.

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