Coda to this ⁦⁩ piece - what the president has been doing a lot of this summer within the White House and at Bedminster is yelling at his aides, flashing temper more than he has in months, according to multiple current and former officials.
Trump's Extreme August, an inventory...
Missed this Trump tweet, until it was highlighted by : Trump thinking about his legacy. “I only hope that a big part of my legacy will be the exposing of massive dishonesty in the Fake News!”
More overtly confrontational more of the time, more immersed in a daily cycle of Presidential punditry, more casually incendiary: Trump's extreme August
Is Trump getting more Trumpian? A review finds he tweeted or retweeted 680 times in August, up from 287 in his first August in office. Of them, 52 were attacks on specific named targets, compared with 14 two summers ago. ⁦
Stunning: Trump’s Wacky, Angry, and Extreme August | The New Yorker
.: “Today’s Trump is not just more prone to misspeaking and stumbling, he is also more overtly confrontational more of the time, more immersed in a daily cycle of Presidential punditry, and more casually incendiary with his words and sentiments.”
"President Trump ended August as he began it, with a blast of angry tweets, ad-hominem insults, and bizarre fulminations that have become so standard that they no longer receive the attention they deserve..." These are quite the two paragraphs from :
It’s getting worse ⁦⁩ is losing the trade war and has hurt the global alliance and he is becoming more paranoid. We can no longer “normalize” him. World leaders are horrified. Trump’s Wacky, Angry, and Extreme August | The New Yorker
I argued last week that Trump wasn’t losing it compared to when he was inaugurated () but makes the case that the Trump of August 2019 is different from the Trump of two years ago:
Trump’s Wacky, Angry, and Extreme August