A HIGHER LOYALTY: Truth, Lies and LeadershipJames ComeyMacmillan Publishers   A work of startling naivety? A timely exposé of the good fighting the bad? Or a bit of both? Former FBI director James Comey’s bestseller continues to sell at record levels, earning him a tidy sum. As a government employee, Comey was unhappy with his salary — which was why he left and worked for the private sector for nearly a decade before returning to public service in 2013 as FBI director for an envisaged 10-year term. That was not to be. On May 9 2017 President Donald Trump fired him. His firing may constitute obstruction of justice, with special counsel Robert Mueller recently presenting Trump with at least four dozen questions about his ties with Russia. For now, the book can be viewed as a justification for Comey’s aspiration to ethical leadership. But is he eyeing a high political office, positioning himself as an ethical rock in the political divide of present-day America? Or is he just stimulatin...

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