Andersen’s text is a wake-up call for those who still believe that Trump’s election 13 months ago was simply a quirk of history.
A picture is emerging of several power centres within the Trump administration competing for the president’s counsel as he sinks deeper into paranoia.
Trump’s lack of intellectual maturity makes him his own worst enemy.
When someone illegally intercepts your communications, is your first instinct to run for your smartphone and blow out a tweet? Is that the first instinct of a normal president of the United States?
Irrefutable facts do matter. They are the foundation of sensible and responsible politics. Ignoring them can have serious consequences.