You have to feel sorry for James Comey, FBI boss, the J Edgar de nos jours. In July, he controversially cleared Hillary of illegality with regard to the e-mails on her private server. Ten days ago, he - again controversially - re-opened the case anent some 650,000 e-mails found on a laptop (some laptop!) owned by ex-Congressman Wiener. Yesterday, after extensive FBI analysis (man, they really got through all those e-mails!) he admitted there was nothing to look at and could everyone just move on, please.
As a result, he has offended just about everyone in every quarter of the political establishment - Hillary for re-opening the case and the Donald for then hurriedly dismissing it. Lesson for young James? Don't mess with the big boys ..
A storyline for The West Wing? Not likely - too improbable.