The Jester as King
The race for DNC Chairman was, of course, totally "rigged." Bernie's guy, like Bernie himself, never had a chance. Clinton demanded Perez!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 26, 2017
This is not the way a President behaves. Nor is this:
For first time the failing @nytimes will take an ad (a bad one) to help save its failing reputation. Try reporting accurately & fairly!— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 26, 2017
Or even this:
(By which I mean, promoting his own news stories when he likes them.)Trump vows to fight 'epidemic' of human trafficking https://t.co/oDLZ2NdrtA— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) February 24, 2017
And I don't mean some vague notion of "Presidential behavior," of sobriety and seriousness, of dullness and dull demeanor. These are not the actions of a national leader. Of course, neither is this:
During a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday, Trump repeated his criticism of Europe’s handling of attacks by Islamist militants saying a friend “Jim” no longer wanted to take his family to Paris.
Which drew a rebuke, not just a response, from the President of France:
“There is terrorism and we must fight it together. I think that it is never good to show the smallest defiance toward an allied country. I wouldn’t do it with the United States and I’m urging the U.S. president not to do it with France,” Hollande said.
“I won’t make comparisons but here, people don’t have access to guns. Here, you don’t have people with guns opening fire on the crowd simply for the satisfaction of causing drama and tragedy,”Hollande said, responding to questions during a visit at the Paris Agric fair.
Do I need to even say that France is our oldest ally in the world? Or that Trump's DHS Secretary went to Mexico, probably our largest trading partner in the world, and asked why they wouldn't take all our deportees and hold them until we could conduct international deportation hearings?
Trump's behavior is not that of a President. It's the behavior of a fool.