Public figures in the sphere of politics have special obligations during election campaigns. While the rest of us have the option to take a stand or refrain, public figures do not have this choice. Sure, they can speak out or stay silent, but even their silence is a statement. Anyway, leaders gotta lead.
This reporter was the first journalist allowed to use this protective gear to land the most coveted assignment of all: a few minutes in hell with history's most celebrated madman. Of course I asked the ultimate eminence grise of dictators the question on everyone's mind: What does he think of Donald Trump?