He veers from complete confusion to complete control over his audience. As I watched, I assumed that someone in the Inner Circle urged him to hold this press interaction. Turns out (according to the nasty fake media) that it was his idea. Which shows that he's smarter than most of his inner circle. Smartest thing he could have done.
Not all podcasts are equal, by the way. When I first dived into that media arena, I encountered some serious dogs. Mangy mutts. I lasted less than ten minutes before I clicked "off."
Here's something I've pondered: What happens if the nation's troops are asked to act against Americans? Remember, DT is the "commander-in-chief." He's the civilian who, in theory, stands between the military and the citizenry.
Remember the Affordable Care Act? The one that got DT elected in the first place. He was gonna rip that sucker to pieces on day one. Etc.
Personally, I think "politics" are a snore. But I'm forcing myself to pay attention. I'm less interested in details than I am in how this extraordinary power play will play out.
Read the whole thing, and then ask yourself: What would you do? What do you think is right? And then, I dunno, call your senators? No matter which you option you favor, this is when your voice can matter.
I knew what I wanted . . . no . . . . what I longed for, prayed for. A soul-gripping, tear-inducing visual on par with the troops-in-the-airport saga of 2005.
A reminder not to get too hung up in your own bubble: Many Trump voters are happy, indeed thrilled. Although perhaps someone should remind them: NO president EVER fulfilled ALL of his promises.