It’s why whoever released the transcripts of Trump’s phone calls must be jailed–as an example.
But one that has meant the President can’t have a reliably secret conversation with other world leaders now. And — though this is less appreciated — that future presidents will have the same problem.
In politics, how you get a thing is just as important as what you get.
Because if you get a thing the wrong way, you can create lasting damage to the political system that cannot be easily repaired–and create openings for future leaders to destroy the things you want.