Comey’s firing doesn’t matter to folks outside the beltway

Ever since President Donald Trump ham-handedly fired FBI Director James Comey, a cadre of journalists, partisan Democrats and activists has demanded that Congress, a specially appointed independent commission, FBI agents and at least one special prosecutor singly or in unison burrow into Trump's dalliances with Russian operatives -- with the goal, of course, to bring to light the evidence that Trump is a stooge of the Kremlin intent of destroying the American republic.

With last week's appointment of a special counsel to look into Trump's affairs, it seems such calls have been inescapable for the average news consumer. And yet, we now know few seem to care.

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