The Washington Post argues that the only way to restore trust now is with a special counsel for the Russia case.
Firing the head of the FBI for incompetence is a massive step, especially when the FBI were investigating Russian actions.
Every liberal will believe that Trump’s action was political and to remove a powerful threat to his presidency. The case for a special prosecutor is compelling but will it happen? If there’s no special prosecutor, surely it brings into question the integrity of the US’s famous checks and balances?