Originally Posted by Mader Levap
I didn't expect Barr to come out in support of Trump's nonsense. I pretty much knew Barr wasn't stupid enough to make allegations he knew he couldn't support in court.
But it is
surprising that he pro-actively contradicted Trump
. There was really no need for him to do that, and as you said, he and his type usually don't have any problem just letting the rot continue unabated. And that's why calling out Trump like this is such a surprise.
I suppose he could be trying to polish his public image, but it seems slightly delusional for him to think that is possible at this point.