Thursday, December 01, 2016

Donald Trump's First 100 Days (PM Edition): "Donald Trump’s Carrier Victory Speech Shows We’re Stuck With the Crazy Candidate"

What was supposed to be a jobs speech turned into another torrent of self-congratulations, diversions, and shtick.

Donald Trump won the presidency, but judging by his Thursday appearance to announce a deal with Carrier, the heating and air conditioning company, nobody bothered to tell him.

The event, which was closed to the public, was conceived as a “mission accomplished” of sorts for Trump, all of three weeks after Election Day.

But just like at the rallies he used to campaign throughout the Republican primary and the general election, Trump’s presentation in Indianapolis was marred by self-congratulatory bombast, glaring omissions, and bizarre diversions. Read More
Folks who expect Candidate Trump to morph into President Trump need to come to terms with reality. Trump is not going to change. What they can expect is more early morning twitter storms and rallies. Trump feeds on the adulation of the crowd. He thrives on the crowd's chants, sign-waving, and cheers. It strokes his over-sized ego. It is like a narcotic to him, just like porn is to the porn addict.  
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