I think you have an excellent case, Lisa. It looks like he has tried every symbolic trick in the book to prove that he is not presidential material. I mean after firing the guy who is investigating his possible Russian connections, he then invites Russian big deals right into the oval office. Now if that’s not deliberately skating on thin ice I don’t know what is.

Yes, Trump likes the quick fix, the your’re so wonderful buddy move. Most of what a president has to take on are huge headaches that no one else wants to touch, not the easy sort of victories you can get by calling a US Senator little Marco.

The trouble is he loves the adoration coming from his base and so he can’t stop feeding it red meat, thus they refuse to turn against him — Catch Twenty-Two.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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