Nasty political drama reaches third act in Washington

The financial markets are nervous about lots of things right now — trade wars, the condition of the economy, what the Federal Reserve is thinking.And the biggest of all should be the sour relations between the two political parties in Washington.

I’ve said that the political crisis in Washington would play out in three acts.Act 1 ended when Special Counsel Robert Mueller exonerated President Trump but left enough meat on the bone to keep the Democrats gnawing.

I said Act 2 would come when Attorney General William Barr and others go after all the government officials who tried to, first, prevent Trump from being elected and, second, get him out of office after he was elected.That’s called a coup d’etat. The self-proclaimed “resistance” against Trump will soon get its day in court.

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