On Sunday, initially at least, there was no White House briefing on the president’s public schedule.
In the words of one administration insider, to the Guardian: “The Trump organism is simply collapsing.
Yet Trump appears incapable of emoting anything that comes close to heart-felt concern.
Remember when the Republican party freaked out about Barack Obama and the US “leading from behind” abroad?
Welcome to what Martin O’Malley, a Democratic former governor of Maryland, calls the “Darwinian approach to federalism”.
For good measure, Trump later declared from the White House: “I think a lot of people cheat with mail-in voting.”.
Seven months from now, we will learn if party loyalty is enough to secure a second term. »