On Jan. 20, he will have been in office for one year. Those who claimed his victory was impossible and who believed he would be removed have been disproved.
Wanting to have the last word, to write your own history or to speak at your own wake, is a natural human impulse. Former American presidents are afforded that licence, and more besides.
In a country lacking any real leadership from the sitting president, former presidents have a newly important role to play.
Trump’s debut on the United Nations podium has confirmed that the president lacks a strategic vision of the world and the role a superpower like the United States should play in it.
Donald Trump’s erratic and crazy administration has succeeded in making the reputation of George W. Bush, the most hated president 15 years ago, look spotless.
To place all blame on the incompetence of Trump would reveal historical amnesia.
Kim may be insane but he is not stupid.